posted on September 27, 2013 at 4:01 PM
Environmental Protection Agency officials say states in the river's watershed need to accelerate efforts to cut pollution from farm field runoff and discharges from sewage treatment plants.
posted on May 25, 2012 at 1:54 PM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture is to spend $32 million this year on wetland preservation and restoration projects in seven states along the Mississippi River.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Tuesday...
posted on March 16, 2012 at 5:54 PM
(AP) — Nitrate contamination of drinking water is a pervasive problem in California's agricultural heartland and is bound to intensify in the coming years, according to a University of California, Davis study released Tuesday.