The EPA is releasing up to 40 million gallons of partly treated acid water from the gypsum stacks of east Pascagoula to make room for the rain and surge expected with the approaching storm, Nate. The discharge changes the color of the water for about 40 to 50 yards. It’s hard to see in this photo, but the discharge appears on the opposite side of Bayou Casotte as a light colored strip.
The EPA is releasing up to 40 million gallons of partly treated acid water from the gypsum stacks of east Pascagoula to make room for the rain and surge expected with the approaching storm, Nate. The discharge changes the color of the water for about 40 to 50 yards. It’s hard to see in this photo, but the discharge appears on the opposite side of Bayou Casotte as a light colored strip. Karen Nelson klnelson@sunherald.com
The EPA is releasing up to 40 million gallons of partly treated acid water from the gypsum stacks of east Pascagoula to make room for the rain and surge expected with the approaching storm, Nate. The discharge changes the color of the water for about 40 to 50 yards. It’s hard to see in this photo, but the discharge appears on the opposite side of Bayou Casotte as a light colored strip. Karen Nelson klnelson@sunherald.com

Millions of gallons of treated acid water released into Bayou Casotte, changing water color

October 06, 2017 02:56 PM

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