Tell your governor and other state and federal officials that “Decades of Delay” must end now by signing this petition.

“Decades of Delay: EPA Leadership Still Lacking in Protecting America’s Great River” is a report recently released by the Mississippi River Collaborative. It shows that federal and state officials have known of the growing severity of agricultural pollution for over 20 years, but have consistently delayed taking necessary corrective action. Instead, the Hypoxia Task Force and member states issued reports and plans with no timelines or funding for implementation. Not surprisingly, the problem has continued to grow. Can you imagine knowing of a serious problem and solutions for 20 years and not making visible progress toward stopping it??

Please, add your name to this petition urging your Governor to encourage the US EPA and Hypoxia Task Force to improve water quality in your state and throughout the Mississippi River basin.