Conservation

EWG keeps you up to date with analysis of the latest news, interviews with experts and more.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

An interactive map developed by the Environmental Working Group shows where more than 660 U.S. newspapers have published editorials since 2007 demanding meaningful reform of the federal farm bill.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

The pending Senate version of the farm bill includes a provision to relink conservation compliance with crop insurance subsidies. Chairman Lucas’s competing House version does not.

Monday, September 30, 2013

Even if the government miraculously opens for business tomorrow, several critically important USDA conservation and nutrition programs will be shuttered.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

A report released today (Aug. 27) by the Natural Resources Defense Council supplies the latest evidence that the federal crop insurance program desperately needs fundamental reform.

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

With interactive maps from EWG’s new report Going Going Gone !, you can find the “hot spots” where wetlands and other fragile lands are being torn up for crops and wildlife habitat is being destroyed.

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