Gulf of Mexico is projected to see record-setting "dead zone" this summer

06/19/2013 | ABC News

Scientists are forecasting the appearance of a hypoxic zone roughly the size of New Jersey in the Gulf of Mexico this summer if a tropical storm fails to materialize there. The predicted "dead zone," in which there's too little oxygen to support aquatic life, is the largest since measurements began in the 1980s. A smaller-than-average dead zone is predicted for the Chesapeake Bay.

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