Saving Our Shores: Gallagher Continues Save the Bay Initiative

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“Dead zone” was an oft-used term by area media the summer of 2013 when scientists announced that Green Bay had developed hypoxia in an area approximately eight miles northeast of the city of Green Bay and extending more than 30 miles.

The bay, which represents seven percent of the surface area of Lake Michigan, receives 33 percent of the basin’s total nutrient load, which means decades of high-nutrient pollution leading to low oxygen, algae blooms and fish kills.

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