Tag Archives: groundwater pollution

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…

 

Water of the US: Update #4 and shutdown

Background: Allows for pesticide use and groundwater pollution is seasonal or low flow streams that support wildlife and flora. “It is important that even dry streams and riverbeds be considered as “waters of the United States” because, as our recent…

 

Info campaign on new septic system rules launched

This is misleading. Permit Sonoma is requiring a septic report for almost any type of permit. Neighbor rebuilding deck had to get a septic report before permit was issued at great cost. “One of the key objections from residents earlier…