Many of the nation’s local water systems are failing to meet federal sanitary requirements, according to a new study. Researchers writing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences say that every year since 1982, up to 10 percent of the country’s water systems have violated the federal Safe Drinking Water Act. As many as 21 million Americans may have been exposed to unsafe drinking water in 2015 alone.
In June of 2017, the farm closed on 100 acres of farmland right next door to Northfield, Minnesota. Main Street Project will use a unique Poultry-Centered Regenerative Agriculture system that they have developed on the new acreage.
A pilot program in Colorado is being tested to determine if it can help protect river flows during dry periods.
Low-income, subsidized renters may have to pay higher rent, beginning sometime this year, if proposed changes to federal income and housing legislation is signed into law.
Native language experts say most of the languages recognized by the state of Alaska could go extinct by century’s end.