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Planting the Seed of Sustainable Farming: Op-Ed

 March 15, the New York Times.

The environmental devastation of Lake Erie is a tragedy. But it’s one that can be reversed. For a decade, the Environmental Defense Fund has been working with farmers and other partners in the Western Lake Erie Basin to reduce fertilizer and sediment runoff. We count on farmers to produce safe and abundant supplies of food, but it’s runoff from farmland that finds its way into the lake and is largely responsible for the devastating algae blooms described by the New York Times. [Why Lake Erie is Under Attack from Algae Blooms]

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