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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Almost a year ago, we identified six steps Congress could take to address the serious public health threats posed by farm pollution.

Since then, the pollution problems posed by agriculture – including the dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico and a massive algal bloom in Lake Erie – have only gotten worse. Recent EWG analysis shows just how prevalent toxic algae blooms have become.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

As Congress continues to craft the next farm bill, two critical conservation challenges need to be addressed.

Monday, January 8, 2018

President Trump is likely to launch new salvos in his full-scale war on healthy food today, when he addresses the American Farm Bureau Federation.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Farm lobbyists often complain that farmers face overregulation. In fact, farmers are largely exempt from most environmental and public health regulations, including rules designed to protect drinking water.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Central Iowans got bad news about the quality of their drinking water on Friday when a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit by the Des Moines Water Works against three northern Iowa drainage districts.

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