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Curbing Nitrogen Pollution, pt. 2 of 2

Across the country, forests streams and coastlines are getting extra doses of nutrients containing the element nitrogen. Researchers say the long-term impact of these unwanted compounds on the environment could be serious. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Daniel Grossman reports on some efforts to reduce nitrogen pollution.  Go to full article

The Threats of Nitrogen Pollution, pt. 1 of 2

From Adirondack summits to ocean shores, plants and animals are suffering from exposure to the chemical nitrogen. Though this element is a key building block of life, it can also be a pollutant so serious, that some biologists rank its effects on par with global warming. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium?s Daniel Grossman reports.  Go to full article

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