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Nutrient Pollution

Concerns About Drinking Water Go Beyond Lead

Peter Lehner | Posted 04.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Peter Lehner

If there's one thing we've learned from Flint, it's that failure to protect water supplies can be a tragic public health and economic miscalculation.

Bigger Isn't Better

Karen Steuer | Posted 08.05.2012 | Green
Karen Steuer

Over time, farming has become more centralized, and scaled-up operations are so large that they could scarcely be termed "farms" any longer.

Where Have All the Farms Gone?

Karen Steuer | Posted 05.27.2012 | Green
Karen Steuer

Long gone are the iconic scenes of American landscapes dotted with family farms and red barns. Most of these have been replaced by industrialized facilities controlled by large corporations that rely on concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs).