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[Archived] Arkansas paper got it wrong

| News | January 12, 2013

In the story below (see home page articles) the correct information should be 1 mg/L NOT .1 mg/L.

Water Wars Waged Again With Latest Lawsuit 
Complaint Comes As Water Quality Improves, Officials Say
By Jeff Niese
The NW Arkansas Morning News

The 2003 agreement requires Northwest Arkansas cities that discharge into the Illinois watershed to meet a phosphorus level of 0.037 milligrams per liter by 2012. Most cities discharge with a phosphorus level of 0.1 milligrams per liter now. (WRONG).