Another example of the ways Big Ag is screwing up our lives. Our industrial food system is simply not sustainable. Fertilizer runoff is killing Lake Erie and ruining thw drinking water of millions.
Special interests in the farm and fertilizer industry are preventing any action to resolve the problem. Chase the dollar, make more of everything, use chemicals to make it more efficient, ignore the environment; why can’t we see the essential problem?
Until we change our eating habits and reduce the amount of industrial meat we consume, we’re just going to make things worse.
NYTimes: Behind Toledo’s Water Crisis, a Long-Troubled Lake Erie