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California Adopts New, Welcome Wetlands Protection Rules

“The Board’s action comes none too soon.  170 years of filling and development projects have reduced California’s historic wetlands resources by 90%.  The depletion of the state’s coastal wetlands is even more alarming: fully 95% of California’s coastal wetlands have been…

 

Industrial Agriculture Poisoning Wells and Streams

“The plight of rural residents dependent on groundwater without city water options was recently covered by the Wall Street Journal, which reported that6 “One in seven Americans drinks from private wells, which are being polluted by contaminants from manure and fertilizer.” Industrial Agriculture…