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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Remember when we told you that some farmers were illegally spraying the herbicide dicamba on Monsanto’s new GMO crops ? Well, the situation is getting worse.

Friday, August 12, 2016

A study released this week by the University of California, Davis, found that farming is the biggest source of nitrogen pollution in California , contributing harmful pollutants to the state’s air and water.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

If you have been glued to your television this week watching coverage of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, like I have, then you’ve undoubtedly noticed that the Olympic diving pool has turned green! At first, organizers blamed the green invasion on algae . And now they are blaming the green hue on a chemical imbalance in the pool. But as we wait for the final verdict, the green-colored pools may hit a little too close to home for many Americans watching at home.

Friday, August 5, 2016

The U.S. is heading toward a record corn crop this year. With farmers growing more corn than ever, farm subsidies should be lower, right? Think again.

Friday, August 5, 2016

Des Moines Water Works warned customers of elevated levels of microcystins, the toxins created by cyanobacteria, in their drinking water. These toxins cause acute problems with the liver, including liver failure, among other serious health problems.

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