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Agricultural Pollution

Why Sea Otters Sued California's State Water Board

Steve Shimek | Posted 02.09.2013 | Green
Steve Shimek

The public has every right to know the quality of its water and every right to fully understand the risks and benefits of modern agriculture. Do agriculture's benefits outweigh the public right to clean water? Is farming that does not pollute water even possible?

Increasing Pollution, Dwindling Options

Donald Carr | Posted 11.19.2012 | Green
Donald Carr

Industrial agriculture, not manufacturing, gas drilling or mining, is the largest contributor to America's water pollution problem.

Oklahoma Attorney General Takes on Big Poultry, Highlighting Unsustainability of Industrial Agriculture

Paula Crossfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paula Crossfield

I needn't remind you that Oklahoma is a stronghold for climate change deniers like Republican Sen. Jim Inhofe. But Oklahoma could be poised to redeem itself, taking on the unsustainability of industrial agriculture.

Risky Runoff: From Fish-Roe to Ritalin (My Reaction to "Poisoned Waters," a Recent PBS Frontline Story)

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael DeJong

The particulates from our own medicated bodily fluids are so fine that there are no water processing plants in the world that can trap them.