NPR logo
Environmentalists Blast Relaxed Rules for Farm Runoff
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/882779/882780" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Environmentalists Blast Relaxed Rules for Farm Runoff

Science

Environmentalists Blast Relaxed Rules for Farm Runoff

Environmentalists Blast Relaxed Rules for Farm Runoff
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/882779/882780" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The Bush administration eases federal rules governing runoff from major livestock operations, calling the existing regulations confusing and costly. Critics say the move further damages efforts to keep rivers and streams clean. NPR's John Nielsen reports.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.