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Another 12 months is just about in the books. It was full of moments that impacted health and the environment in a variety of ways. From clean water to Kavanaugh, from Pruitt to “poop lagoons,” EWG has been with you every step of the way, keeping you in the know. As the year comes to a close, it’s time to look back at the most popular stories.
Scott Faber, senior vice president of government affairs for the Environmental Working Group, issued the following statement today following final passage of the farm bill by Congress.
Nearly 20,000 people living in the nation’s 50 largest cities received federal farm subsidies in 2017, according to a new EWG analysis.
Here are six ways the bill snubs President Trump’s February budget request.
Every federal farm bill is a chance to feed hungry Americans, build healthier diets, support family farmers and reduce farm pollution
A new report from the Environmental Working Group reveals that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is failing to enforce a key farm bill provision, with dire consequences for drinking water in the Midwest.
A new federal farm subsidy program for cotton growers could cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars.
When Trump appears before the Farm Bureau today, he will be not speaking to America’s farmers – he’ll be preaching to his base.
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Once again, Congress is attempting to provide more subsidies to cotton farmers – this time in a bill designed to provide disaster relief to Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico.