Nov 19, 2015

Water wars are coming

Republicans and Big Ag want to dismantle the
EPA protecting the 160,000 public drinking
water systems
, and 100,000s of private wells in the
rural U.S
. Costs of drinking water pollution
is borne by consumers, and subsidized by
the taxpayers.
"[D]emand is driven by [industrialized] agriculture, which accounts for more than 90 percent of freshwater use each year ... placing unsustainable pressure on water supplies," writes Vikram Mansharamani at the PBS Newshour, citing the September 2015 U.S. National Intelligence Strategy.

This should scare the hell out of everyone concerned for future generations and presently residing anywhere near an industrialized factory farm or CAFOs.

Factory farms are subsidized and pollute the water, air and land, demanding of the politicians they own that surrounding communities pay for the health and environmental destruction.

Recent press series
Citizen groups
Academic pieces

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