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Mending Environmental Wounds In The Ozarks

Jun 18, 2014

Traci Angel is the author of 'The Scars of Project 459.'

The Lake of the Ozarks has been one of Missouri’s top vacation spots for decades, but now, it’s a lake in danger of being “loved to death.” Today, the lake faces pressures from unregulated development, inadequate sewage management and a poor water quality image.

On Wednesday's Up to Date, we talk with a journalist about how the Lake has gotten to this point and who is trying to reverse the decline to protect it for future generations.


  • Traci Angel, journalist and author of The Scars of Project 459: The Environmental Story of the Lake of the Ozarks

LEARN MORE: Find the latest from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources on water quality here