Lake Erie’s Toxic Green Slime is Getting Worse With Climate Change

Algal blooms are a hazard around the country. But Lake Erie is especially vulnerable to the scourge, and researchers are looking for explanations…OMG…START LOOKING UPSTREAM..!  WHAT IS BEING PUT ONTO AND INTO OUR FARM FIELDS IS THE PROBLEM…RUNOFF WILL GET WORSE AND OUR WATER WILL SUFFER…WE WILL SUFFER..!   I BELIEVE FARMING UNDERSTANDS THE PROBLEM AND CAN FIX IT…THEY KNOW THE ANSWERS…FIX IT..!

Source: Lake Erie’s Toxic Green Slime is Getting Worse With Climate Change

Factory Farm Pollution Threatens the Great Lakes

The Great Lakes are at risk from a ballooning factory farm industry — enormous amounts of untreated manure pollutes waterways and feeds harmful algal blooms.

Source: Factory Farm Pollution Threatens the Great Lakes

…THERE IS A HUGE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE MANURE YOUR GRANDPA USED EVERYDAY AND THE “LIQUID MANURE” OF TODAY…REMEMBER THIS…THE COWS HAVE DONE NOTHING WRONG…THE PROBLEM COULD BE THEIR…”OWNERS..?” FARMING KNOWS EXACTLY HOW TO FIX THIS…IT WILL COST SOME MONEY…WILL THEY…SHOULD THEY..? WHY NOT..?

Beyond Big Meat

Just six companies control two-thirds of the nation’s meat production. It’s time to end their monopoly of our food supply…PLEASE READ THIS ARTICLE…COVID-19 HAS SHOWN US THE PROBLEM…NOW WE HAVE TO FIX IT..!

Source: Beyond Big Meat

Sweeping U.S. pesticide reform bill introduced, banning some chemical agents

The Protect America’s Children From Toxic Pesticides Act of 2020 would overhaul the nation’s framework for regulating the sale and use of pesticides.

Source: Sweeping U.S. pesticide reform bill introduced, banning some chemical agents

…TRUMPS EPA HAS APPROVED THE USE OF…ROUNDUP FOR USE ON FARM CROPS..? HOW DOES PUTTING A PRODUCT THAT IS “BANNED IN OVER 20 COUNTRIES” A GOOD IDEA FOR AMERICA..?

California Incentives Spur Dairy Manure Methane Digester Developments

Cap-and-Trade, Low Carbon Fuel Standard programs are the main sources of revenue for dairy digester projects…IF THEY ARE SO…GOOD…WHY ARE THEIR SO MANY LAW SUITES AGAINST DIGESTERS…STATE AFTER STATE…CITY AFTER CITY…TOWN AFTER TOWN ARE NOW USING…LAWYERS TO TRY AND FIX THE MESS LEFT BEHIND…WHY ARE FARMERS FALLING FOR THIS…?   MAYBE IT’S ABOUT THEIR…MONEY..?

Source: California Incentives Spur Dairy Manure Methane Digester Developments

Sen. Booker targets corporate consolidation in agriculture for ‘fundamentally broken’ US food system

Decrying the US food system as “fundamentally broken and worsening the challenge of justice in our country,” Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., is on a mission to block and dismantle corporate consolidation in agriculture, which he argues places profits over the safety of workers, the food supply, animals and the planet..SPEEDING UP THE LINES IS NOT ABOUT QUALITY…SAFETY OR THEIR WORKERS…IT IS AND “ALWAYS WILL BE ABOUT THE…MONEY…THEIR MONEY..!”   WAKE UP AMERICA…!

Source: Sen. Booker targets corporate consolidation in agriculture for ‘fundamentally broken’ US food system

Democratic Bill Banning Toxic Pesticides in US Applauded as

“The Protect America’s Children from Toxic Pesticides Act says what we all know to be true: that nerve agents have no place on our food, in our workplaces, and in our communities.”…THIS IS NOT A “NEW CONCERN”…WE HAVE BEEN FIGHTING THE CHEMICAL COMPANIES FOR DECADES NOW…THEY WANT THE…”MONEY”…PLAIN AND SIMPLE..!   IT WILL BE THE CONSUMER…NOT THE COURTS…THAT MAKE THIS HAPPEN..!  WE WILL CLEAN THIS UP…LAWYERS WILL HELP…OF COURSE..!  ANOTHER QUESTION…WHY ARE LAWYERS NEEDED..?  COMMON SENSE..?

Source: Democratic Bill Banning Toxic Pesticides in US Applauded as

In Dixon, a ground-level mystery

Farmers in the community noticed something amiss with this year’s growing season and suspect there might be something in the water…OR…NOTHING IN THE SOIL..?  WHAT WE HAVE DONE OVER YEARS OF FARMING TO OUR GROUND…SHOULD BE A…CRIME..!   WE FARMED FOR MAXIMUM YIELDS…AND FORGOT ABOUT SOIL HEALTH..!  FARMING DID THIS…ON PURPOSE..!

Source: In Dixon, a ground-level mystery

Minnesota company gets most aid in Iowa hog disposal program

One influential pork company has received the vast majority of payments from an Iowa program designed to support farmers who euthanized their hogs after the coronavirus devastated their industry…on factory farms…ones with thousands of animals…I thought the animals were owned by the owners…most are absentee owners or foreigners…not the landowner..?  MAKING MONEY IS ALWAYS THEIR GOAL..!

Source: Minnesota company gets most aid in Iowa hog disposal program

Environmentalists: Smithfield needs to get rid of lagoons and spray fields – North Carolina Health News

Environmental groups say Smithfield’s plans to cover hog lagoons and add digesters don’t solve contamination and health problems caused in eastern NC…the real problem is NOT THE ANIMALS…it is their…OWNERS..!  STOP RENTING YOUR LAND FOR THEIR SHIT…GRAVITY WINS EVERY TIME..WHAT GOES ONTO AND INTO YOUR LAND WILL END UP IN YOUR…WATER..!  MAN-UP..!

Source: Environmentalists: Smithfield needs to get rid of lagoons and spray fields – North Carolina Health News

Are Dairy Digesters the Renewable Energy Answer or a ‘False Solution’ to Climate Change? | Civil Eats

Capturing the massive quantities of methane dairy farms emit could reduce overall carbon pollution. But critics say the effort is propping up Big Dairy….what goes in a DIGESTER…comes OUT THE OTHER END..!   All that manure and other stuff that feeds the manure…(garbage and slaughterhouse body parts) will help create the gas…BUT…the quality of the gas is SO BAD…UTILITY COMPANIES…DO NOT WANT IT..!  DIGESTERS make the owners money…and create more waste for me and you..!   If you allow this liquid manure chemical shit to be put onto or into your LAND….YOU NEED PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL HELP..!!!!!

Source: Are Dairy Digesters the Renewable Energy Answer or a ‘False Solution’ to Climate Change? | Civil Eats

Right to farm: Indiana families ask U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on case over factory farm

A local environmental group thinks Indiana’s Right to Farm Act violates the U.S. Constitution, and they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in…FARMERS HAVE ALWAYS HAD THE RIGHT TO FARM…WHAT THEY DO NOT HAVE THE RIGHT TO DO IS…….POLLUTE OUR LAND…WATER AND AIR…ON PURPOSE..! WE NEED FARMERS..! THEY ALREADY KNOW HOW TO STOP THE POLLUTION…WILL THEY DO IT..? SHOULD WE STOP THEM…? EITHER WE DO…OR…WE ALL WILL HAVE TO MOVE..! THAT’S A VERY LONG TRIP..!

Source: Right to farm: Indiana families ask U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on case over factory farm

Ohio House Speaker Arrested In Connection With $60 Million Bribery Scheme

Larry Householder’s arrest is tied to a racketeering conspiracy, a spokesperson for the federal prosecutor’s office said. Four others, including Ohio’s former GOP chairman, were also arrested.

Source: Ohio House Speaker Arrested In Connection With $60 Million Bribery Scheme

…this story is about elected officials selling their votes to a private company so they would not have to pay fines and HUGE CLEAN-UP costs…WATER UNDER ATTACK AGAIN..! COULD THIS BE WHY KEWAUNEE COUNTY IS NOT CLEANED UP YET…WE THE CITIZENS HAVE BEEN ASKING FOR THE…”CLEAN-UP” FOR OVER 15 YEARS NOW…? IS IT JUST ABOUT THEIR…MONEY..? WHAT ABOUT YOUR FUTURE…YOUR HEALTH…YOUR WEALTH…WHY IS THE POLLUTING CONTINUING ON…PURPOSE..? WHY..?

…THIS IS…NO SECRET…THE PEOPLE LIVING IN KEWAUNEE COUNTY HAVE KNOWN ABOUT THIS FOR OVER A DECADE…THE EPA HAS KNOWN ABOUT THIS…OUR DNR HAS KNOWN ABOUT THIS…AND…OUR COUNTY BOARD HAS KNOWN ABOUT THIS…THE REAL PROBLEM IS NOT COWS…IT IS THEIR OWNERS..! FARMING KNOWS EXACTLY WHAT THEY CAN DO TO FIX THIS…AND THEY HAVE KNOWN FOR OVER A DECADE NOW..! IF KEWAUNEE COUNTY WANTS TO CLEAN ITSELF UP…STOP RENTING YOUR LAND FOR THEIR LIQUID MANURE…INCREASE THE SETBACKS TO 100 FEET FROM ANY WATERWAY…INSTALL WELL MONITORING SYSTEMS…LIMIT LIQUID MANURE TO LAND WITH 50 FEET TO BEDROCK OR GROUNDWATER, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST… LIMIT THE AMOUNT OF LIQUID MANURE PER ACRE…THESE ARE JUST A FEW IDEAS…WILL FARMING MAKE THE MOVE..? SHOULD THEY..?

…HE IS DOING THIS FOR THE MONEY…HIS DONORS AND THEIR COMPANIES..! NOT SO MUCH FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND YOU AND ME…BUT FOR HIS FRIENDS AND THEIR DONATIONS..! WHY WOULD ANYONE RELAX OR CANCEL THE RULES AND LAWS THAT PROTECT THE EARTH…WHY..?

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