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Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy

On November 25, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency released for public comment the long awaited “Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy”. With its release, Illinois joins nine other states in the Mississippi River basin that are developing nutrient reduction loss strategies in an effort to reduce the size of the hypoxic area in the Gulf of Mexico. This year, the hypoxic ar...

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