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EPA awards over $17M in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants to address algal blooms

CHICAGO, IL, March 27, 2015 — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the award of 14 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling over $17 million to fund projects that will improve Great Lakes water quality by preventing phosphorus runoff Continue reading EPA awards over $17M in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants to address algal blooms

University professor researches water quality of University Lake

For hydrology professor Jun Xu of Louisiana State University, the issues plaguing University Lake — like shallow depth, pollutant accumulation and excess sediment and nutrients — could be water under the gate.

Xu and his graduate students study the quality of several major Louisiana bodies of water, including University Lake, the Continue reading University professor researches water quality of University Lake