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Illinois farmers battle nutrient pollution
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Illinois farmers battle nutrient pollution

Nutrient loss is one of the most serious pollution threats faced in the U.S., causing a Rhode Island-sized dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico, poisoning local lakes and streams and causing serious health problems for people and domesticated animals.

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