< Beachapedia:Factoid | 2007 | 06
Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone Is Still Getting Bigger
- "But more than five years after the task force pledged to reduce the dead zone to a quarter of its size by 2015, it's still getting bigger. A boom in corn production for ethanol is bringing more farmland on line, leading experts to predict near-record sizes this year." - excerpt from this Times-Picayune article.
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