Nutrient Pollution in the Chesapeake Bay

    Plant and animal life in Chesapeake Bay is being choked by an excess of nutrients flowing into the waters. Nitrogen and phosphorous pollution from car exhaust, power plants and fertilizers runs into the Bay and is killing off oysters, blue crabs, sturgeon, and eel grass. This hour, a conversation on nutrient pollution in the Chesapeake with WALTER BOYNTON, an ecologist from the University of Maryland’s Center for Environmental Science and TOM HORTON, an author and environmental reporter. Listen to the mp3

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