June 21, 2012
Nitrogen Fixers: Moss Landing Marine Labs biologist Ross Clark estimates it would take about 200 acres of wetlands, at about $10,000 an acre for design and development, to help process fertilizers and pesticides that come downstream from Salinas Valley farms.
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