Chandeleur Sound

Environment
4:00 am
Wed February 1, 2012

Dead Zone Mapped in Chandeleur Sound

Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation releases a map of a dead zone detected in Chandeleur Sound.
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation

Scientists have confirmed a “dead zone,’ or low-oxygen water levels, in the Chandeleur Sound. Eileen Fleming reports the area is four times larger than the region found in 2010.

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