WWNO News Features
12:21 pm
Fri June 24, 2011

"Dead Zone" Expected to be Largest Ever

New Orleans, LA – Each summer an area of low oxygen develops in the Gulf of Mexico near the mouth of the Mississippi river. The area is commonly refered to as "the dead zone" because marine life cannot live there. This year's "dead zone" is expected to be bigger than ever. Zoe Sullivan has the story.