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Phosphorus bans in soap are small help to pollution problem

Phosphorus pollution in Lake Erie is a big problem, and there could be a little solution: changing the dishwater detergent people use. Detergents commonly contain phosphorus, a chemical that helps to bind dirt and remove it. Phosphorus is particularly good at binding iron, a major component of soil. “Analyze soil and it’s mainly all iron. […]

The Phosphorus Problem

Lake Erie calls people from all over to swim, boat and fish. Last summer was no exception to the fun, except for the harmful algae blooms and dead zones that developed on the lake. Scientists are expecting Lake Erie to be in for much of the same this summer. “Nutrients that go into the lake […]

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