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Nutrient Management in Tennessee

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Nationally, nutrient pollution has impacted many streams, rivers, lakes, bays and coastal waters and can result in environmental, human health, and economic impacts. A “dead” zone in the Gulf of Mexico forms every summer as a result of excess nutrients from the Mississippi/Atchafalaya River basin. While Tennessee may be hundreds of miles from the Gulf, what happens in Tennessee waterways can have impacts downstream.

This Page Last Updated: December 21, 2020 at 12:06 PM