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Note that articles and events related specifically to Pennsylvania and the Chesapeake Bay are at PA/Chesapeake Bay Policy News.

Feb 20, 2017 – Successful Farming – SMITHFIELD LAUNCHES ANTIBIOTIC-FREE PORK LINE

Feb 10, 2017 – The Press (OH) – Livestock affect on watersheds noted by farm group

Feb 8, 2017 – Bay Journal – Bay cleanup efforts already feeling the heat from climate change

Feb 7, 2017 – National Law Review – Coalition Seeks to Compel US EPA Action on States’ Impaired Waters Listings for Lake Erie

Jan 25, 2017 – Baltimore Sun – Maryland spends $1M a year to transport chicken litter, to the benefit of the Chesapeake — and poultry companies

Jan 18, 2017 – Duluth News Tribune – Great Lakes need more work, IJC report says

Jan 11, 2017 – Environmental Defense Fund – Impact investors eye bigger allocations to sustainable agriculture

Jan 8, 2017 – Bloomberg – Germany Sued to Curb Agriculture Ammonia Emissions

Jan 6, 2017 – Environmental Defense Fund – Farmers’ voices are essential to figuring out sustainability. Let’s listen up.

Jan 5, 2017 – Richmond Times-Dispatch (VA) – Report: Chesapeake Bay’s health is improving, but work remains

Jan 3, 2017 – Bloomberg – Maryland Bill to Jumpstart Nonpoint Nutrient Trading Pilot

Dec 31, 2016 – League of Women Voters – Nutrient pollution threatens our water supply

Dec 30, 2016 – NC Public Radio – Smithfield Pledges To Cut Emissions By 25 Percent

Dec 28, 2016 – Chicago Tribune – Plan for 20,000-hog facility sparks revolt in western Illinois

Dec 23, 2016 – Newsday (Opinion) – Letter: Much nitrogen comes from the sky

Dec 14, 2016 – The Breakthrough – The Future of Meat

Dec 12, 2016 – Science Alert – Ammonia has been detected in Earth’s lower atmosphere for the first time

Dec 8, 2016 – St Louis Public Radio – EPA to propose nutrient pollution rules next year to settle lawsuit

Nov 28, 2016 – Inside Climate News – EPA’s Failure to Regulate Factory Farm Pollution Draws New Scrutiny

Nov 21, 2016 – GreenBiz – Investors urge Cargill, Smithfield to address water pollution

Nov 17, 2016 – Star-Tribune (MN) – Scathing review blasts states, EPA for failing to protect Mississippi River

Nov 17, 2016 – The Blade (OH) – U.S. gave Chesapeake Bay billions for impaired waters: Is Lake Erie next?

Nov 10, 2016 – West Virginia Public Broadcasting – Algae Blooms More Likely With Warming Temperatures, Posing Public Health Risk

Nov 10, 2016 – MLive (MI) – Michigan adds algae-choked Lake Erie to list of ‘impaired waters’

Nov 8, 2016 – USDA – Environmental Markets Help Improve Water Quality

Nov 2, 2016 – Huffington Post – The ocean is losing its breath – and climate change is making it worse

Oct 26, 2016 – Farm Futures – Environmentalists file another ammonia notice with EPA

Oct 22, 2016 – Capital Gazette (MD) – As stormwater improvement deadlines approach, county seeks  flexibility

Oct 21, 2016 – Inside Climate News – Factory Farms Get Bigger, Pollution Grows, but Regulators Don’t Even Know Where They Are

Oct 16, 2016 – Wall Street Journal – How Agriculture Can Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Oct 12, 2016 – Water Online – For First Time, Microcystins Detected In NY Drinking Water

Oct 10, 2016 – New York Upstate – Finger Lakes toxic algae threat: Land trust urges $100 million plan

Sep 23, 2016  – Inside Science – Measuring ‘Best’ Practices To Curb Farm Pollution

Sep 23, 2016 – NY Times Op-Ed – Why Industrial Farms are Good for the Environment

Sep 22, 2016 – Quartz – The UN just made antibiotics in the food system a crisis on par with AIDS and Ebola

Sep 21, 2016 – Boise State Public Radio – Watering Idaho: Is The Dairy Industry Putting Rural Drinking Water At Risk?

Sep 19, 2016 – Fox News – Toxic algae turns up in more than 40 California lakes, waterways

Sep 18, 2016 – Reuters – China to invest $450 billion modernizing agriculture by 2020

Sep 17, 2016 – Caller Times (TX) – Ominous Dead Zone grows in Gulf of Mexico

Sep 16, 2016 – The Guardian – Senate passes Everglades restoration measure to fight toxic algae blooms

Sep 14, 2016 – Quad City Times – MRCTI announces clean water partnership with Walmart, maritime projects

Sep 9, 2016  – Huffington Post – 20 States Suffer From Toxic Algae, And We’re Doing Little To Stop It

Sep 8, 2016 – NPR – California Gov. Jerry Brown Signs New Climate Change Laws

Sep 8, 2016 – Wisconsin State Journal – Farms to subsidize cost of safe drinking water for those with tainted wells

Sep 6, 2016 – Sustainable Brands – Ag, Food Giants Partner with NGOs to Support Midwest Farmers, Strengthen Conservation

Aug 25, 2016 – M-live (MI) – As toxic algae bloom spreads, will Michigan add Lake Erie to impaired list?

Aug 17, 2016 – UC Davis – New report shows impacts of nitrogen in California

Aug 10, 2016 – Science Daily – With droughts and downpours, climate change feeds Chesapeake Bay algal blooms

Aug 8, 2016 – Orlando Sun Sentinel – Big Agriculture choking our waterways

July 26, 2016 – Water Online – Cleaner Air May Be Driving Improvements In Chesapeake Bay Water Quality

July 25, 2016 – Omaha World Herald – Editorial: Debate over impact of beef production on environment needs realism

July 20, 2016 – Investment Week (UK) – Why factory farming is becoming a major risk to portfolios

July 19, 2016 – Michigan Radio – Trading pollution credits to try to fix Lake Erie’s toxic bloom problem

July 18, 2016 – NY Times – Miles of Algae and a Multitude of Hazards

July 10, 2016 – Carroll County Times Op Ed (MD) – Rothschild: Committees can solve problems, or be the problem

July 8, 2016 – WSJ – Food Labels Like ‘Organic’ and ‘Whole Grain,’ Meant to Clarify, Often Confuse

July 8, 2016 – World Poultry – Study on livestock farms and public health

July 7, 2016 – Huffington Post – Toxic Algal Blooms Aren’t Just Florida’s Problem. And They’re On The Rise

July 4, 2016 – CBS News – North Carolina hog farms accused of putrid pollution

July 4, 2016 – CBS News – Protesters demand answers about Florida’s poisonous algae bloom

July 1, 2016 – CNN – Toxic algae bloom blankets Florida beaches, prompts state of emergency

July 1, 2016 – Bay Journal – Bay cleanup effort could use a strategic plan like that for the Baltic Sea

June 30, 2016 – PA Senator R. Alloway – Letter to the Editor: Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Efforts Require Creative Solutions

June 29, 2016 – Times-Tribune Editorial Board (Scranton, PA) – Meet Chesapeake Bay needs

June 22, 2016 – EWG – Fields Of Filth: Landmark Report Maps Feces-Laden Hog And Chicken Operations In North Carolina

June 21, 2016 – EurekAlert (AAAS) – Estuaries like Chesapeake Bay could contribute more to global warming than once thought

June 17, 2016 – AP – EPA: States Behind in Tackling Chesapeake Pollution Problems

June 17, 2016 – PA Environment Digest – EPA Will Develop Its Own Chesapeake Bay Nutrient, Sediment Reduction Goals For PA

June 16, 2016 – NMPF – NMPF Endorses New Legislation Creating Tax Incentive for Investments in Biogas and Nutrient Recovery

June 13, 2016 – Univ of Michigan – Chesapeake Bay: Near-average ‘dead zone’ forecast for 2016

June 12, 2016 – WSJ – Midwest States Target Algae Blooms in Waterways

June 7, 2016 –  StateImpactPA – Acting environmental secretary expected to avoid ruffling feathers

June 2, 2016 – Earth & Water Group – Congress Should Incentivize Clean Water – Reward the Innovators

May 27, 2016 – CNN – A dreaded superbug found for the first time in a U.S. woman

May 27, 2016 – NRDC – Gene That Allows Bacteria to Fight Off Last Resort Drug Found in U.S. for First Time, Underscoring the Need to Stop Antibiotic Misuse in Livestock

May 26, 2016 – Water Online – Farm States Pour Money To Fight Runoff, But It May Not Be Enough

May 25, 2016 – Bay Journal – EPA chief calls Pennsylvania’s lagging Bay cleanup “discouraging”

May 21, 2016 – WTAE-Pittsburgh4 – Wolf’s environmental protection secretary resigns

May 9, 2016 – Colorado State University – Agricultural ammonia emissions disrupt earth’s delicate nitrogen balance

May 4, 2016 – Beef Central (Australia) – JBS launches new Tassie beef brand through Coles

May 4, 2016 – Bay Journal – Despite progress, states likely to fall short of interim cleanup targets

Apr 26, 2016 – ABC News Australia – ‘A 100 year problem we’re fixing on our watch’: Environment Minister Greg Hunt on the Great Barrier Reef

Apr 25, 2016 – MarketWatch – How toxic algae are threatening humans and wildlife across the world

Apr 24, 2016 – WZZM (ABC13 – MI) – Dairy farms taking a toll on Great Lakes, waterways

Apr 17, 2016 – Bay Journal – Despite progress, region still lags in Bay cleanup efforts

Apr 13, 2016 – Baltimore Sun – Susquehanna named one of country’s ‘most endangered rivers’

Apr 11, 2016 – CBSNews – Investors to McDonald’s, Domino’s: Cut the antibiotics

Mar 30, 2016 – EurekAlert – Study finds wide-reaching impact of nitrogen deposition on plants

Mar 25, 2016 – Ensia – We’ve Changed a Life-Giving Nutrient into a Deadly Pollutant. How Can We Change it Back?

Mar 22, 2016 – Science Daily – Lake Erie phosphorus-reduction targets challenging but achievable

Mar 22, 2016 – Reuters – Wal-Mart jumps into milk processing, hits Dean Foods’ stock

Mar 18, 2016 – Bay Journal – MDE, MDA join forces to establish nutrient trading

Mar 14, 2016 – Bloomberg – Our Broken Environment Kills a Quarter of Us

Mar 1, 2016 – Fortune – Big Agriculture Gets its Sh*t Together

Feb 29, 2016 – Baltimore Sun – Supreme Court declines to hear case challenging Chesapeake Bay ‘pollution diet’

Feb 25, 2016 – The Salt (NPR) – Why Your Hamburger Might Be Leading To Nitrogen Pollution

Feb 25, 2016 – News&Observer (MO) – Missouri group sues EPA over nutrient levels in lakes

Feb 23, 2016 – Capital Press – Dairymen should embrace modern image, expert says

Feb 22, 2016 – US News & World Report – US, Canada to Seek 40 Percent Cut in Lake Erie Phosphorus

Feb 16, 2016 – Grainews (Canada) – Buffer strips are not that efficient

Feb 15, 2016 – Daily Sentinel (CO) – Scientist: Nitrogen threatens high-elevation ecology

Feb 10, 2016 – WRAL (NC) – DEQ: Water rules may not be working

Jan 25, 2016 – MBN – Half nitrogen emissions from just four countries says new study

Jan 23, 2016 – HuffPost World Economic Forum – From Davos: This Idea Could Transform Global Food Systems

Jan 19, 2016 – Farm & Dairy – Pennsylvania officials say it’s time to reboot efforts for clean water

Jan 19, 2016 – Bay Journal – Trading ideas on how to trade pollution

Jan 18, 2016 – Great Lakes Echo – Harnessing a market for Lake Erie water quality

Jan 12, 2016 – Water Online – Poor Algal Bloom Outlook for Lake Erie

Jan 12, 2016 – WBIW (IN) – Indiana launches State Nutrients Reduction Strategy

Dec 28, 2015 – Bay Journal – Maryland moves toward trading, as many watch warily

Dec 22, 2015 – Manitoba Cooperator – Livestock sector has multi-faceted plan to tackle climate changes

Dec 19, 2015 – Forbes – New Superbug Resistant To All Antibiotics Now Found Worldwide

Dec 17, 2015 – Popular Science – ‘UNPRECEDENTED’ TOXIC ALGAL BLOOMS OFF WEST COAST HURT SEA LIONS, CONTAMINATE SEAFOOD

Dec 17, 2015 – Capital Press (WA) – Washington state dairies face challenges over manure-handling practices

Dec 17, 2015 – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Study makes dire prediction of water-fouling algae growth in Lake Erie

Dec 2, 2015 – Fortune – Food Giants Announce Major New Labeling Initiative

Nov 30, 2015 – Des Moines Register – Will lawsuit force lawmakers to act on water quality?

Nov 17, 2015 – Des Moines Register – Chesapeake Bay cleanup: Is Iowa next?

Nov 13, 2015 – Baltimore Sun – Farmers v. Chesapeake Bay, Part III

Oct 16, 2015 – KCRG (IA) – Vilsack urges more action on water quality

Oct 13, 2015 – MarketWatch – Why governments need to ‘self-disrupt’ so they’re not left behind

Oct 10, 2015 – Wall Street Journal – California Adopts Strict Limits on Livestock Antibiotics

Oct 9, 2015 – Environmental Working Group – Ohio River Basin Polluted by Super Algal Bloom

Oct 2, 2015 – The Cattle Site – EU Air Quality Policy Will Hit the Livestock Sector Hard

Oct 2, 2015 – The Citizen (NY) – Schumer: More federal funds needed to combat blue-green algae in state streams and lakes

Oct 2, 2015 – Cleveland.com (Editorial Board) – Lake Erie algal blooms prove toxic for tourism: editorial

Sep 24, 2015 – Council of State Governments – Getting to the nonpoint: States pursue new strategies to protect water quality

Sep 13, 2015 – LancasterOnline – Refton sewer system will cost residents thousands

Sep 4, 2015 – York Dispatch (PA) – Seeking Clarity: the ‘invisible’ pollution in York’s waterways

Sep 3, 2015 – York Dispatch (PA) – Seeking Clarity: Susquehanna River pollution endangers smallmouth bass

Aug 30, 2015 – HMMedia – EPA: Pa. lagging in Chesapeake Bay pollution reduction

Aug 20, 2015 – Bloomberg Business – The EPA Doesn’t Know how to Deal With 300 Million Tons of Poop

Aug 19, 2015 – The Weather Channel – Blue-Green Algae Bloom Could Threaten Drinking Water

Aug 16, 2015 – Press-Citizen (IA) Toxic algae, E. coli are dangers for local beaches

Aug 14, 2015 – USDA – USDA to Expand Investment in Water Quality within Western Lake Erie Basin

Aug 12, 2015 -Environment News Service – Toxic Algae Contaminate Two of the Three U.S. Coasts

Aug 7, 2015 – USA Today – What you need to know about toxic algae blooms

Aug 4, 2015 – NOAA – 2015 Gulf of Mexico dead zone ‘above average’

July 26, 2015 – Washington Post (Editorial Board) – A failing bay cleanup

July 12, 2015 – Wall Street Journal – Is Feedlot Beef Bad for the Environment?

July 6, 2015 – AP – US Appeals Court upholds EPA Plan to Clean up Chesapeake Bay

July 5, 2015 – MSNBC – Growing concern over antibiotics in livestock

July 3, 2015 – Science Daily – The oceans can’t take any more: Fundamental change in oceans predicted

July 1, 2015 – Baltimore Sun – EPA finds Maryland mostly on track in Bay cleanup, but Pennsylvania lagging badly

June 20, 2015 – thetimes-tribune (PA) – Help revive the Chesapeake Bay (Editorial)

June 15, 2015 – Detroit Free Press – Great Lakes leaders agree to cut phosphorus runoff

June 15, 2015 – TheFishSite – Fish declines linked to excess nutrients in coastal estuaries

May 28, 2015 – Maryland Reporter – Senators concerned about nitrogen pollution from PA in the bay

May 28, 2015 – LancasterOnline (PA) – Lancaster enlists Wolf administration in EPA stormwater battle

May 22, 2015 – LA Times – Wal-Mart urges suppliers to curb antibiotics, treat animals better

May 21, 2015 – Clermont Sun (OH) – Algae toxins may threaten water supply

May 11, 2015 – University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science – UMCES scientists show harmful algae blooms in the Chesapeake Bay are more frequent

May 6, 2015 – WaterOnline – Global Water Quality On Brink Of Disaster

May 5, 2015 – Journal Sentinel (WI) – New state phosphorus regulations could cost $7 billion

May 4, 2015 – DiscoveryNews – Massive Dead Zones Threaten Atlantic Sea Life

May 1, 2015 – New York Times – How Growth in Dairy is Affecting the Environment

Apr 28, 2015 – USDA  – Comparing the Baltic Sea and Chesapeake Bay Provides Lessons for More Cost-Effective Policies

Apr 25, 2015 – Fortune – Billionaires versus big oil

Apr 15, 2015 – Veolia/IFPRI – New Study Predicts Murky Future for Global Water Quality, according to Veolia and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Apr 15, 2015 – The Blade –Algae blooms an issue globally

Apr 14, 2015 – Environment360 – With Too Much of a Good Thing, Europe Tackles Excess Nitrogen

Mar 11, 2015 – KCCI (Des Moines) – Water Works to proceed with lawsuit over nitrates

Mar 5, 2015 – Science Daily – Nutrient pollution damages streams in ways previously unknown, ecologists find

Feb 23, 2015 – Washington Post – Is grass-fed beef really better for you, the animal and the planet?

Feb 19, 2015 – The Blade (OH) – Ohio Senate approves farm runoff bill

Feb 19, 2015 – Daily Globe (MN) – Production ag the largest contributor to nutrients in Lake Okabena

Feb 9, 2015 – WKMS NPR (KY) – Millions Go To Reducing Nutrients in Kentucky Waterways…By Controlling Manure

Jan 28, 2015 – HuffingtonPost – Groups Sue EPA Seeking Livestock Farm Air Quality Standards

Jan 28, 2015 – Cleveland.com – Preventing harmful algal blooms must be an Ohio legislative priority

Jan 20, 2015 – Park Advocate – Judge’s Ruling a Huge Victory for Buffalo National River

Jan 16, 2015 – Inforum – US court says farms can be held liable for pollution from manure

Jan 15, 2015 – ScienceDaily – Nearly half the systems crucial to stability of planet compromised

Jan 15, 2015 – KSFY (Sioux Falls, SD) – Big Sioux River selected for USDA ‘high-impact’ project

Jan 12, 2015 – JDSupra – Wisconsin Supreme Court Holds Pollution Exclusion Applicable to Cow Manure Claims

Jan 9, 2015 – Iowa Public Radio – Water Works Lawsuit Disappoints Ag Groups

Jan 5, 2015 – BayJournal – Chesapeake Bay health not improved from 2012, according to CBF

Dec 3, 2014 – Environmental Leader – Cargill to Develop Beef Sustainability Assessment

Nov 30, 2014 – Roll Call – Congress Examines Threat to Water from Toxic Runoff

Nov 27, 2014 – Science Daily – Another human footprint in the ocean: Rising anthropogenic nitrate levels in North Pacific Ocean

Nov 10, 2014 – Smithsonian.com – Ocean Dead Zones Are Getting Worse Globally Due to Climate Change

Oct 24, 2014 – KRWG (NM) – Critics: As Dairies Pollute Ground Water Regulations Go Unenforced

Oct 21, 2014 – Caixin (China) – Researchers Cast Doubt on State Council Goals to Cut Air Pollution

Oct 16, 2014 – NPR – Do We Need A New ‘Environmental Impact’ Label For Beef? : The Salt : NPR

Oct 15, 2014 – ScienceDaily – Lake Erie increasingly susceptible to large cyanobacteria blooms

Oct 15, 2014 – Agriculture.com – What’s The Best Way to Keep Our Water Nutrient-Free?

Oct 9, 2014 – theguardian – Great Barrier Reef: ‘a massive chemistry experiment gone wrong’

Oct 6, 2014 – NYTimes – New Walmart Program Aims to Enhance Food Sustainability

Oct 6, 2014 – ClimateProgress – Cleaning Up The Chesapeake Bay Would Bring $130 Billion In Annual Economic Benefits

Sep 12, 2014 – Caixin (China) – Coming to Grips with Ammonia in China’s Haze

Sep 5, 2014 – ECNS (China) – China develops rules on curbing world’s highest ammonia emission levels

Aug 31, 2014 – Washington Post – Large ‘dead zone’ signals more problems for Chesapeake Bay

Aug 22, 2014 – RealAgriculture – Agricultural Run-Off A Main Focus of Great Lakes’ Eutrophication Concerns (Environmental Defence – CLEAN, NOT GREEN: Tackling Algal Blooms in the Great Lakes 8/14)

Aug 11, 2014 – Des Moines Register – U.S. must get serious about water pollution

Aug 5, 2014 – MSNNews (MRB) – ‘Dead zone’ in the Gulf of Mexico is the size of Connecticut

Aug 4, 2014 – NPR (OH) – Toledo Water Ban Persists After New Test Results Cause Concerns

July 17, 2014 – LancasterOnline (PA) – Earl Twp. sewage plant upgrade, Brunner Island power plant cooling water discharge permits held up by EPA- Pennsylvania dispute over nutrient trading

June 27, 2014 – Bay Journal – Citing slow Bay progress, EPA steps up oversight of Pennsylvania agriculture

June 26, 2014 – NorthCentralPA.com – EPA: Pennsylvania Falls Short In Meeting 2013 Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Milestones

June 24, 2014 – US EPA – EPA Orders Pennsylvania Municipalities to Improve Stormwater Management

May 28, 2014 – Philly.com – USDA seeks partners to clean up the Bay

May 27, 2014 – Environment360 – As Dairy Farms Grow Bigger, New Concerns About Pollution

May 20, 2014 – Scientific American – China’s Appetite for Meat Swells, along with Climate Changing Pollution

May 1, 2014 – Fortune – What is Water Worth?

April 30, 2014 – Chicago Tribune – McDonald’s sets new sustainability goals

April 29, 2014 – USA Today – Justices: 28 states must slash wind-blown pollution

April 20, 2014 – Yakima Herald (WA) – Ammonia in air requires study that must be taken seriously

April 18, 2014 – NPR – China Admits That One-Fifth Of Its Farmland Is Contaminated

April 15, 2014 – Capital Press (ID) – Bill would allow farmers to be paid for improving water quality

April 6, 2014 – Independent (UK) – Nitrogen doesn’t just cause air pollution – it is a huge threat to Britain’s wildlife too, experts warn

April 1, 2014 – WSJ – Penn Foundation to fund $35M in watershed grants – Delaware River

March 28, 2014 – NYTimes – White House Unveils Plans to Cut Methane Emissions

March 25, 2014 – Washington Post – EPA proposes greater protections for streams, wetlands under Clean Water Act

March 6, 2014 – GreenWire – Coalition presses Congress, agencies to curb farms’ nutrient discharges

March 4, 2014 – Reuters – China to ‘declare war’ on pollution, premier says

February 20, 2014 – AP – Wisconsin Assembly approves delaying phosphorus rules through variances

February 19, 2014 – WSJ – Trading System Tackles Waste

February 12, 2014 – US EPA – Accounting for Uncertainty in Offset and Trading Programs

February 5, 2014 – Badger Herald (WI) – Over 190 bodies of water added to Impaired Waters List for levels of green algae

January 31, 2014 – WaterWorld – Bartering for a Better Environment

January 24, 2014 – WMC (WI) – Employers Hail Introduction of Clean Waters, Healthy Economy Act

January 22, 2014 – Bloomberg – Water Quality Trading Network Will Seek To Promote Consistency Among Programs

January 16, 2014 – Beef Magazine – McDonald’s & Walmart Demand Sustainable Beef – What Does That Really Mean?

January 2, 2014 – NPR – Mass Produced Meat Causing Phosphorous Pollution

December 15, 2013 – WisconsinWatch – Hormonal wells found in State’s karst region: dairy farms possible source…

December 14, 2013 – WI State Journal – Farm manure and other pollution threaten Madison lakes with ‘impaired’ status

December 5, 2013 – St Albans (VT) Messenger – ENVIRONMENT: EPA pressure builds toward lake progress

December 3, 2013 – USEPA – USDA, EPA Partnership Supports Water Quality Trading To Benefit Environment, Economy

December 3, 2013 – Independent (MN) – State seeks input on water pollution reduction

November 25, 2013 – Country Today (WI) – Former DNR water chief calls manure a threat to rural health

November 22, 2013 – BaltimoreSun – Manure runoff is threat to human health

November 20, 2013 – Port Clinton (OH) Herald – Climate change to make harmful algae blooms worse, scientists say

November 9, 2013 – WKYC (OH) – Group calls for changes to reduce Lake Erie algae

October 24, 2013 – NPR – Report: Meat Producers Ignore Pleas For Health, Environmental Reform

October 19, 2013 – Calhoun (GA) Times – Trading program could have positive affect on rivers

October 17, 2013 – GreenBayPressGazette – Board concerned over karst groundwater contamination

October 10, 2013 – CattleNetwork – $40 million in funding for Canadian farms cutting emissions

October 10, 2013 – Science Daily – Unregulated, Agricultural Ammonia Threatens U.S. National Parks’ Ecology

September 29, 2013 – Portland Press Herald – Algae’s spread a growing problem

September 23, 2013 – Natural Resources Defense Council – Dead Zone Decision: Court Ruling Forces EPA Action on Mississippi River Pollution

September 14, 2013 – AP – US Judge Upholds EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Plan

September 11, 2013 – eFeedlink.com – Livestock may surpass crop farming in China by 2015

September 6, 2013 – Monroenews.com – Algae In Lake Erie Remain Public Health Concern

September 4, 2013 – Ecosystem Marketplace – Pennsylvania’s Nutrient Trading Bill Pledges To Reduce Cost And Improve Results, But Will It Work?

September 4, 2013 – KC Public Radio – In Iowa, Government Asks Farmers To Control Runoff

September 3, 2013 – The Green Economy – Bion: Setting the Pace…

September 3, 2013 – The Green Economy – Water: Getting to Clean & Plentiful

September 3, 2013 – Times-tribune (Harrisburg, PA) – Nutrient trading key to Chesapeake effort

August 28, 2013 – Farm & Dairy – Water quality: The issue and what’s at stake

August 23, 2013 – Huffington Post (blog) – The Nitrogen Cascade: The Next Big Pollution Problem

August 14, 2013 – Baltimore Sun – City approves $263 million for Bay cleanup

August 12, 2013 – RadioIowa – Center to study nutrient reduction in waterways approved

July 31, 2013 – The Advocate – Area west of Mississippi River added to impaired waters list

June 19, 2013 – UPI.com – Agricultural runoff could create record Gulf of Mexico ‘dead zone’

June 17, 2013 – SF Chronicle/Science – Will dairy industry resurgence fuel pollution?

June 8, 2013 – Tidewaternews – A collaborative approach to Chesapeake Bay restoration

June 8, 2013 – Bay Journal – Improvements in water quality an added benefit of air pollution regs

June 5, 2013 – MSN.com – Iowa copes with nitrate surge in drinking water

May 8, 2013 – WorldWatch Institute – Agriculture and Livestock Remain Major Sources of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

April 17, 2013 – World Resources Institute – Can Nutrient Trading Shrink the Gulf of Mexico’s Dead Zone?

April 3, 2013 – New York Daily News – Meat labels will include where animal was born and slaughtered, irking Canada and Mexico

March 29, 2013 – Food Safety News – Livestock-to-Human MRSA Transmission Confirmed

March 26, 2013 – Washington Post – EPA report: More than half nation’s rivers in poor shape

March 26, 2013 – Colorado State University – Managing Livestock Ammonia: A Volatile, Promiscuous Fugitive In the Atmosphere

March 7, 2013 – Epoch Times – World’s Seas Must Go on ‘Pollution Diet,’ Says Biologist: Oxygen depletion creating dead zones

March 15, 2013 – Wall Street Journal – Iowa is Pushed to Combat Farm Pollution

March 14, 2013 – New York Times – Spring Rain, Then Foul Algae in Ailing Lake Erie

March 7, 2013 – Greenwire – Washington dairies agree to reduce nitrate contamination

March 1, 2013 – William and Mary – [Our Nutrient World] Diaz co-authors UN report on nutrient threats and benefits

February 1, 2013 – WaterWorld – Staying Competitive: Could Water Quality Trading be a Solution?

January 31, 2013 – WaterWorld – PA Legislature releases significant report on benefits of nutrient reduction program

January 14, 2013 – InsideEPA – CAFOs Lose Key State Court Appeal Over Water Permits For Air Emissions

January 8, 2013 – Forbes – Want To Take A Look At The Antibiotics In Your Meat? Here’s Your Chance

January 5, 2013 – Peoples Daily-China – Livestock and poultry breeding pollution underestimated