Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016

Rate of flux

New way to measure nitrate discharge into streams

Phys.org

Phys.org

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new way to determine the rate at which nitrate pollution will make its way from groundwater into streams. The work has implications for predicting long-term pollution in groundwater-fed streams. Nitrate pollution, primarily from fertilizer runoff, is one of the major freshwater contaminants in the United States.

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Niagara River restoration efforts are working

Buffalo News

It can be hard to see from the shoreline at Riverside Park, but the upper Niagara River is teeming with life. Not long ago, it wasn’t that way, as nature often took the brunt of change during the industrialized 20th century. Now thanks to restoration efforts it's a comeback story of the 21st century.

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Big and broad, TVA affects Tennesseans every day

Knoxville News Sentinel

The Tennessee Valley Authority has been a magnet for controversy since its inception in the 1930s. But detractors and supporters alike agree on this: TVA changed the state, helped define its history and altered its geography like no other man-made entity. TENNESSEE'S RIVERS: ROOTED BY THE WATER

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