The Farm Bill Represents Fresh Opportunity to Address Growing Issue of Dead Zones

It should come as no surprise that our waterways – which millions of people directly rely upon for food and commerce all over the world – are in poor health. Ocean acidification, warming temperatures, plastic pollution and overfishing are all major contributors.  Add to that growing list of water woes a rapid uptick in massive dead zones over the past 75 years, where pollutants cause oxygen levels to drop and waters are unable to support life. 

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2. Vehicles Are Now America's Biggest CO2 Source but EPA Is Tearing Up Regulations

3. Enzymes: Fighting Climate Change, One Laundry Load at a Time

4. Northeast States Tap the Gas Pump for Carbon Emissions Cuts

5. Opinion: How Refiners Can Lower the High Price of Renewable Fuel Credits: Invest

 

 

 

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