Phosphorus Reduction in Lakes May Limit Their Ability to Remove Nitrogen

Nature World: A study of a Minnesota lake reveals that while cleanup efforts aimed at reducing phosphorus have been highly successful, they could ultimately prove problematic. The report builds off of previous research regarding nitrogen levels in Lake Superior and could have implications for pollution control efforts throughout the world, according to the study's authors. The researchers found that as phosphorus levels dropped, so did the microbial processes responsible for removing nitrogen from the water.......

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