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Nutrient Research Grants Announced
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Jan 30, 2014 03:17 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- While states across the Midwest take steps to cut nutrient runoff, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday announced a total of some $9 million in grants to three academic institutions and one foundation aimed at research to better manage nutrients, according to a news release from EPA.

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy made the announcement of the grants during the National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment in Washington, D.C.

States such as Iowa have adopted voluntary nutrient reduction plans aimed at reducing flows to the hypoxic 'dead zone.'

"These grants will go ...

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