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    Agriculture Industry and Environmental Protections

    Environmental advocates spoke to reporters and answered questions on a report urging greater environmental protections as a prerequisite for future subsidies and to reject efforts to cut…

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    Public Health and Drinking Water

    Witnesses testified about the Environmental Protection Agency’s rules to limit a pair of toxic chemicals that had been found in public water supplies. The chemicals chromium-6 and…

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    Uses of Dispersants in Gulf Oil Spill, Non-Profit Organizations

    Representatives from non-profit organizations testified on the use of dispersants in the clean up of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Among the topics they addressed were the effects on the…

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    Rising Food Prices

    Kenneth Cook and a panel spoke about the world food crisis, rising costs of commodities, economic conditions, and efforts to feed the hungry. Following their remarks they responded to questions from…

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    2007 Farm Bill

    Michael Pollan moderated a panel discussion of the 2007 farm bill being debated in Congress. Among the topics addressed were federal agriculture policy, labor and immigration issues, the…

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    Newspaper Roundtable

    In the newspaper roundtable, David Boaz, Executive V.P., CATO INSTITUTE and Ken Cook, V.P. & FOUNDER, ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING GROUP talked about current news stories of interest to them and…

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    Farm Subsidies

    Officials of environmental and consumer groups joined Representative Charles Schumer, D-New Your, in briefing reporters on their perspectives on reforms in farm programs, including…

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    Pesticides in Tap Water

    Participants talked to reporters about a report on herbicidal contamination in drinking water in 29 cities around the nation.

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    Farm Income Policy Forum Part 1

    The Secretary of Agriculture, Mike Espy, met with members of Congress and academicians to participate in the Farm Income Policy forum sponsored by the Department of Agriculture. The…

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