Fertilizers, a Boon to Agriculture, Pose Growing Threat to U.S. Waterways

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Researchers predict that increased rainfall from a warming climate will wash more nitrogen from fertilizers into American rivers and coastal waters, causing more algae blooms and dead zones.

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