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Federal Judge Orders EPA To Assess Fertilizer Runoff

Environmental advocates in states along the Mississippi River have won a round toward a long-term goal of having federal standards created to regulate farmland runoff and other pollution blamed for the oxygen-depleted “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico, and problems in other bodies of water.
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Merits Of Clean Water Act Debated

A report that says the Clean Water Act has failed to reduce pollution in the nation's rivers and streams is being questioned by some no-tillers who say water quality is much better than it was 20 to 40 years ago.
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Use No-Till To Beat Government Crackdown On Dust Concerns

California officials are looking to no-tilling to maintain yields while eliminating huge amounts of dust that can hurt human health. Will you be ready if the government regulates dust from cropping practices?
Perhaps you haven’T thought about the amount of dust you generate in a given day. But lawmakers have, and that’s why the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is taking a hard look at the amount of dust generated on farms and how this dust affects both air quality and human health.
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All Is Not Doom, Gloom For The Environment

Thanks to no-till and other measures, North America’s air, water and soil quality has greatly improved.
The environment is in far better shape than environmental advocacy groups and the media would lead you to believe, maintains Jay Lehr, senior scientist with Environmental Education Enterprises in Ostrander, Ohio.
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