Innovative Wisconsin phosphorus rules OK'd

The Freshwater Society blog publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published.   EPA approves Wisconsin’s phosphorus rules The Environmental Protection Agency approved a first-of-its-kind program … Read more

Silver carp, zebra mussels, ag 'certainty'

The Freshwater Society blog publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. First silver carp caught in Minnesota A silver carp and a bighead carp were … Read more

USGS report documents nitrate pollution

Pollution of both surface and ground waters by two major contaminants – nitrogen and phosphorus – has failed to improve or has gotten worse since the early 1990s, a major new study by the U.S. Geological Survey reports. The new study, released Thursday, Sept. 23,  contained compelling evidence about the widespread nitrate contamination of shallow aquifers, … Read more

USDA: Progress on erosion; more needed

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published.  USDA: Progress on pollution and erosion; more needs to be done A new … Read more