Blogging for a Healthy Gulf

Blog posts by Matt Rota

Blog post title Post date
Don't let Trump Kill the Clean Water Rule 08/18/17
Dead Zone Bigger than Ever - Report Reveals America’s Largest Meat Companies’ Role in Polluting Gulf of Mexico 08/02/17
URGENT. Call your LA State Senator TODAY. Protect our Scenic Rivers! 05/31/17
Clean Water is Not a Burden 05/17/17
Mississippi River Collaborative Calls on EPA to Reduce Mississippi River Pollution 11/17/16
Tampa Bay Deserves a Voice! 10/05/16
St. Petersburg Sewage Update 09/22/16
St. Petersburg – 20 Days of Sewage 09/21/16
Chicago Sewage and the Dead Zone 03/01/16
Protect Lake Pontchartrain's Rivers 09/03/15
Follow the Dead Zone Researchers in the Gulf! 07/31/15
Dead Zone forecasted to be “average,” and that’s not good. 06/25/15
Des Moines to Sue Over Dead Zone-Causing Pollution 03/12/15
Third Time the Charm for a New Lock in New Orleans’ Industrial Canal? 02/03/15
LA Coastal Authority Sends Mixed Messages About Protecting Wetlands 11/13/14
Tell the EPA: I Support Clean Water! 10/16/14
Another Large Gulf Dead Zone, Few Reductions in Pollution 08/04/14
Protect Louisiana's most scenic rivers 06/27/14
Clean Up the Dead Zone! 06/06/14
Report Shows Minnesota Not Protecting Agricultural Streams 05/01/14
Protect the Pearl 02/21/14
New Permit for Bogalusa Paper Mill Inadequate 02/13/14
Culprit of 2011 Pearl Fish-Kill Seeks Renewed Permit 02/03/14
LA's Dead Zone (In)Action Plan 01/29/14
Take Action to Save our Cypress 11/19/13
How Much is Louisiana Water Worth? 10/18/13
Dept. of Treasury Releases RESTORE Act Regs 09/06/13
Big Dead Zone, Little EPA Action 08/02/13
Massive Gulf Dead Zone Shows Lack of Action by EPA, States 07/29/13
2013 Dead Zone Could Rival Largest Ever Measured 06/19/13
Offending (and Offensive) Paper Mill Fined 06/18/13
Fight for a Farm Bill that Protects the Gulf 06/17/13
The Mississippi River: The Big Muddy from a Canoe 06/13/13
A Dead Zone in Louisiana Bureaucracies 04/18/13
Coal Barge Pollution in the Mississippi River 04/08/13
Cleaning Up New Orleans Stormwater 03/21/13
A Flood Less New Orleans 03/18/13
The Mississippi River Collaborative 03/15/13
Wave Maker's News: Coal Terminals Expanding in the Dirty South 03/05/13
Wave Makers News: Only Beginning to Learn BP's Impacts 02/26/13
Wave Makers News: Louisiana's Attempt to Weaken Pollution Protections 12/21/12
Wave Makers News: Isaac Came, but our Roots Held 11/19/12
The Dead Zone Commandments 11/05/12
Keep Louisiana's Clean Water Clean 09/13/12
Wave Maker's News: Polluting Louisiana's Last Hope? 06/20/12
Slime Season in Florida 05/25/12
Wave Maker's News: GRN Takes Legal Action to Address Dead Zone 04/11/12
Wave Maker's News: Fighting the Dead Zone and Drilling in Mississippi 03/23/12
GRN and Mississippi River Groups Hit EPA With Legal Actions on Dead Zone Pollution 03/14/12
Louisiana: Don't Turn a Blind Eye to the Dead Zone 02/27/12
Louisiana questions Dead Zone’s impact and denies request to extend public comment 02/16/12
Wave Maker's News: Florida Failing on Nitrogen and Phosphorus Pollution 02/13/12
Despite Over 30 Years of Research, Louisiana Denies Impact of Dead Zone to State 02/09/12
Wave Maker's News: After Fish Kill, New Protections for Pearl Uncertain 01/02/12
Wave Maker's News: Florida's Nature Coast in Jeopardy 12/16/11
Protect the Gulf From Backroom Deals 11/02/11
Wave Maker's News: Hundreds of Thousands of Fish Killed in the Pearl 09/20/11
Wave Maker's News: Hundreds of Thousands of Fish Killed in the Pearl 09/20/11
Pearl River Fish Kill Culprit Reopens with Few New Protections 09/02/11
Take Action to Protect the Pearl 08/26/11
From the Air: GRN Surveys Pearl River and Offending Paper Mill 08/18/11
Massive Fish Kill in Pearl River 08/15/11
EPA Denies Petition to Curb River Pollution While Gulf Dead Zone Rages 08/04/11
Wave Maker's News: Historic Floods, Historic Dead Zone 07/05/11
Scientists Predict Largest Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone Ever 06/14/11
Mississippi River Crests in Baton Rouge and New Orleans 05/19/11
Causing Floods to Stop Floods? 05/18/11
The Corps Opens the Morganza Floodway! 05/16/11
Mississippi River Flood Update 05/12/11
...and if the Creek Don't Rise 05/10/11
The Fight to Keep Clean Waters Clean 04/11/11
Mississippi River Groups Threaten Suit to Protect Mississippi River and Gulf 03/09/11
Wave Maker's News: Setting Mississippi River Diversions Up for Success 01/26/11
Sand Berms: Not Too Effective at Capturing Oil 01/13/11
Wave Maker's News: Dead Zone Clean Up Must Start with Commitment from LA 09/30/10
BP, Once Again, Wants to Push the Oil Back Into the Gulf 08/25/10
Sand Berm Dredging Deadly to Turtles 08/19/10
Near Record-Setting Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone Shows More Needed to Clean Up Mississippi River and Gulf 08/02/10
BP Wants To Wash Away the Evidence 07/22/10
Building Houses on the Sand: A Bird's-eye View of the Sand Berms 07/14/10
Sand Berms, Rock Dikes, and Twin Pipeline Canals, Oh My! 07/12/10
Amidst BP Drilling Disaster, 2010 Dead Zone Predicted to be Size of New Jersey 06/29/10
GRN Shadows NOAA-Led Damage Pre-Assessment 06/23/10
Oil and the Dead Zone 06/04/10
Surface Oil Forecast for May 26 05/26/10
Let's Look Before We Leap 05/14/10
What's at Stake? 05/11/10
Dispersants: A Big Unknown... 05/06/10
New Report Calls for Limits to Agriculture Pollution 03/29/10
Help Defend the Wetlands that Defend NOLA and Saint Bernard Parish 02/05/10
Help Defend the Wetlands that Defend NOLA & St. Bernard Parish 02/05/10
Hey Louisiana and Texas, "E" stands for "environment" not "emissions" 12/21/09
ATTORNEY.ORG GIVES GRN A SHOUT-OUT 11/23/09
SOME ACTION COMING OUT OF THE DEAD ZONE (IN)ACTION PLAN 10/01/09
GRN REPORT CARD MAKES WAVES IN GULF STATES 09/08/09
THIS YEAR’S DEAD ZONE CAPTURES FEDERAL INTEREST 08/05/09
OMINOUS DEAD ZONE PREDICTIONS 07/01/09
USGS IDENTIFIES TOP GULF 'DEAD ZONE' POLLUTING WATERS 04/01/09
THE LOUISIANA COAST—THE TIME AND PLACE FOR ACTION 03/16/09
COASTAL WETLAND PROTECTION MUST BE PRIORITIZED 01/16/09
IN ORDER TO FIX THE DEAD ZONE, LOUISIANA HAS TO ADMIT TO IT 10/13/08
ANOTHER MASSIVE DEAD ZONE IN THE GULF 08/05/08
WORKING TO MAKE THE CORPS MORE ACCOUNTABLE 03/11/08
PERMITTING COASTAL DESTRUCTION 01/11/08

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