What You Should Know About The Fertilizer Industry–Hint: They’re As Bad Or Worse Than Monsanto. When most people think about fertilizer–and lets face facts: not many of us do at all–we think about manure. Or possibly we think about politics–bah dum tiss. But what most people don’t know and what the fertilizer industry doesn’t want you to know is that it is a chemical-heavy, multi-billion dollar consortium that dwarfs even Monsanto in scope and wealth.… Read the rest
The controversial practice, known in full as hydraulic fracturing, in which water with benzene and other chemicals is injected along with sand at high pressures into underground rock formations to free natural gas has long been suspected of tainting area drinking water. But the Wyoming study is the first time fracking has been definitively linked to drinking water contaminants.