California Water Board OKs 35-Year Plan to Tackle Farm Pollution

California’s Central Valley yields billions of dollars’ worth of fruits and vegetables each year, but its aquifers are overused and polluted. With brown, silty streams pouring from their kitchen sinks, thousands of farmworkers and residents have become habitual buyers and users of bottled water.

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Trump Agricultural Policies Roil Midwest Farmers

When President Donald Trump levied tariffs on China that scrambled global markets, Iowa farmer Randy Miller was willing to absorb the financial hit. Even as the soybeans in his fields an hour south of Des Moines became less valuable, Miller saw long-term promise in Trump’s efforts to rebalance America’s trade relationship with Beijing.

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Klobuchar Says Trump Biofuel Waivers Hurt Rural Farmers

Rebuking the White House for giving some oil refiners a pass on the amount of ethanol they must mix into gasoline, U.S. Senator and Democratic hopeful Amy Klobuchar accused the president Thursday of breaking his promises to rural farmers.

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