Conservation

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

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Although Minnesota has a unique policy designed to curb agricultural water pollution by requiring a 50-foot buffer zone between farmland and the state’s river and stream banks, less than a fifth of the waterways in the southern part of the state are fully protected, an Environmental Working Group report shows.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Building and operating the Keystone XL Pipeline would pump millions of tons of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. And as EWG’s Heather White has said , approving the pipeline would overlook a better choice – “investing in renewable energy and energy efficiency.”

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

The farm bill passed by Congress takes food and farm policy in the wrong direction. Here’s what others have to say about the bill.

Monday, January 27, 2014

EWG’s editors asked the entire staff to pick the top agriculture-related stories of 2013, a category that includes the farm bill, farm subsidies, crop insurance, conservation, genetically engineered crops and food and several other related topics.

Friday, December 6, 2013

The Obama Administration is ramping up efforts to link crop insurance subsidies with conservation requirements.

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