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Blogs and News Releases

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Farm pollution poses a serious threat to drinking water supplies, and too much federal conservation spending has been squandered. Fortunately, the 2018 Farm Bill includes important reforms that will make clean drinking water a priority.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

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. 

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Nearly 20,000 people living in the nation’s 50 largest cities received federal farm subsidies in 2017, according to a new EWG analysis.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Here are six ways the bill snubs President Trump’s February budget request.

Monday, April 30, 2018

Every federal farm bill is a chance to feed hungry Americans, build healthier diets, support family farmers and reduce farm pollution

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

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.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

A new federal farm subsidy program for cotton growers could cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars.

Monday, January 8, 2018

When Trump appears before the Farm Bureau today, he will be not speaking to America’s farmers – he’ll be preaching to his base.

Photo courtesy of AP Photo

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

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.

Monday, December 4, 2017

A new report from the Department of Agriculture confirmed what EWG has been saying for years: Farm subsidies overwhelmingly go to the largest and most successful farm businesses, instead of to struggling family farms that need them the most.

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