In some western river basins, over 50 percent of the water goes to cattle feed, fodder for cows that end up as burgers in major U.S. cities. To save rivers, scientists suggest paying farmers to not farm.
Doesn't it seem a bit hypocritical that the same legislators who rail against too much government interference think it is fine for the state to override laws passed by local citizens to protect their own communities?
After 40 years of research, Peter Von Stackelberg said he has noticed one constant when it comes to chemical corporations and the government agencies that regulate them. "You can't trust the industry to tell the truth," he said.