Entries by Keith Schneider

Despite $Billions Spent, Tide of Harmful Farm Pollutants Grows Ever Larger

“Best management practices” are not impeding flow of farm nutrients into nation’s waters. 

Cancer-Related Disease and Deaths Spur Actions to Fight Farm Chemical Contamination in Corn Belt

Keith SchneiderCircle of Blue’s senior editor and chief correspondent based in Traverse City, Michigan. He has reported on the contest for energy, food, and water in the era of climate change from six continents. Contact Keith Schneider http:/Circleofblue.org/about/staff/Keith

“We Can’t Sit Back” – Amid Polluted Water and Climbing Cancer Rates, Iowa Eyes Farm Chemicals

Health authorities react to rampant fertilizer and pesticide contamination in water.

“What We’re Up Against” – North Dakota Towns Fight Farm Bureau to Keep Water Clean

Tiny Pelican Township gets dragged into national campaign to upend local zoning rules.

Minnesota Tribe Sets Enforceable Rules To Safeguard Wild Rice and Water Supply

Ineffective voluntary pollution prevention practices are set aside for mandatory regulation.