• How Most of Our Water Gets Polluted

    2 monthes ago - By Mercola

    By Dr. Mercola
    In the U.S., agriculture poses the greatest threat to water quality and is single-handedly impairing drinking water supplies across the country. The key culprits are nitrogen, phosphates and other toxins that run off from industrial cropland (i.e., genetically engineered corn and soy) and concentrated animal feeding operations .
    In the Midwest, Iowa is at the heart of the storm, as the leader in U.S. corn and soy production and a major producer of CAFO hogs, eggs, cattle and chickens. In fact, more than 85 percent of Iowa's land is used for agriculture, 1 much of it...
    Read more ...