Environmental group says Minnesota is on "the brink of a public health crisis."
A prototype bioreactor that strips nitrates out of water is helping reduce the problems posed by fertilizer-filled runoff.
Millions of people in the U.S. drink untested or contaminated tap water. Are your kids at risk?
The Young Turks group accuses Mountaire of giving its residential neighbors tumors and asthma, as well as causing deaths. The company is one of the largest chicken producers in the United States.
The overuse of agricultural chemicals is a problem that has spiraled out of control in Quebec, says Louis Robert, who blames the private sector's influence on public policy.
Landowners in two Western Iowa watersheds are applying nitrogen fertilizer - in the forms of commercial fertilizer and livestock manure - at more than double the recommended rate, according to new research by the University of Iowa.
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, nitrates in safe drinking water shouldn't be higher than 10 parts per million. In 2015, the agency found some monitoring wells within a mile radius of three large Yakima Valley dairies had anywhere from 14- to 180-ppm.
The brain-harming metal is discharged directly into the river and carried to it on air currents. Some argue authorities are doing too little to stop both routes of pollution.
EHN.org investigation finds regulatory push to discredit independent evidence of harm while favoring pro-industry science despite significant shortcomings.
"The scary part is that most people who fish are not aware of these advisories although there are notices with fish and wildlife agencies"