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August 3, 2017

 

The Gulf Of Mexico’s Dead Zone Is The Biggest Ever Seen

A record-setting "dead zone," where water doesn't have enough oxygen for fish to survive, has appeared this summer. One major cause is pollution from farms.

March 8, 2017

 

Farmers Fight Environmental Regulations

Many farmers are successfully fending off environmental regulation, from the Clean Water Rule to a lawsuit in Iowa that's aimed at reducing nitrates in rivers.

January 2, 2017

 

Environmental Groups Re-Focus On States After Federal Court Decision

Environmentalists argued the EPA should establish maximum levels of nitrogen and phosphorus, and then have a means to penalize states that exceed those amounts.

September 16, 2015

 

Cheaper, Easier Monitoring Could Hasten Water Clean-Up

Bringing monitoring technology to farmer’s fields means the farmer instantly knows how much fertilizer that area needs. They can then avoid applying too much.

September 23, 2011

Fertilizer Crisis 

The Great Food Security Threat: Peak Phosphorus?

It's a finite underground mineral deposit. Its availability influences food security. And the world is running out. Think it's oil? Actually, it's phosphorus.

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