Des Moines, Iowa — Ione Cleverley wasn’t eager to break up with her … [more…]
A new report showing nitrates can accumulate in rocks then leach into waterways — leading to long-term pollution — is another nail in the coffin for artificial nitrate fertilisers, an academic says.
A paper published by researchers at the British Geological Survey has found vast quantities of nitrate across the globe stored in rocks above drinking water resources. The authors estimated up to 180 million … [more…]
Mosaic Fertilizer, the world’s largest phosphate mining company, has agreed to pay nearly $2 billion to settle a federal lawsuit over hazardous waste and to clean up operations at six Florida sites and two in Louisiana, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday.
"The 60 billion pounds of hazardous waste addressed in this case is the largest amount ever covered by a federal or state . . . settlement and will