Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Ganje: South Dakota watersheds are risk to CAFOs

David Ganje is a Rapid City-based attorney practicing environmental law.

His concern with pollution generated by Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations appeared in the Sioux Falls Argus Leader.
In testimony to the U.S. Senate, the USGS associate director stated, “The USGS has found CAFOs to be a source of nutrient, pharmaceutical, and metal contaminants in nearby waters and lands receiving wastes.” Are state and county officials in charge of the stewardship of public waters in favor of continued indifference to clean, potable, usable water?
Read the rest here.

South Dakota's GOP congressional delegation are stumbling all over themselves trying to protect donors like Monsanto and Syngenta from their accountability for the state's impaired waters.

Your thoughts on South Dakota being a chemical toilet?

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