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GLIN==> MI Public Radio interview

Title: MI Public Radio interview
News from Michigan Sea Grant

-- Michigan Public Radio interviews Don Scavia, Michigan Sea Grant Director, see interview http://www.glrc.org/story.php3?story_id=2382 and news release below:

Research from the University of Michigan shows that the current federal plan to reduce the "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico may not be enough to protect the region's half billion dollar a year shrimp industry. "The hypoxic region is an area where water lacks sufficient oxygen to sustain most marine life, and in the Gulf of Mexico it is caused by excess nitrogen*largely runoff from mid-west agriculture," said Donald Scavia, Director of the Michigan Sea Grant College Program and Professor in the School of Natural Resources and Environment... see http://www.umich.edu/news/index.html?Releases/2004/Aug04/r080304

Michigan Sea Grant is a collaborative program of the University of Michigan and Michigan State University, conducting Great Lakes research, education and outreach.  It is supported by the National Sea Grant College Program of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.  For additional information about Michigan Sea Grant, please visit www.miseagrant.umich.edu.                         

Elizabeth LaPorte, Communications Director, Michigan Sea Grant College Program, www.miseagrant.umich.edu
Phone: (734) 647-0767, Fax: (734) 647-0768
Address: One Great Lakes Plaza, 401 E. Liberty St., TCF - Suite 330, Ann Arbor, MI  48104-2298