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China grows its rice on land contaminated with industrial waste

https://www.naturalnews.com/040690_chinese_rice_contamination_global_food_shortage.html

China grows its rice on land contaminated with industrial waste Saturday, June 08, 2013 by: J. ... That has led to a drive for quantity rather than quality - securing bumper harvests even from land contaminated by high levels of industrial waste and irrigated with water unfit for human consumption. "...

Tomato plants grown in heavy metal contaminated soil found to produce contaminated fruit

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-01-14-tomato-plants-grown-in-heavy-metal-contaminated-soil-found-to-produce-contaminated-fruit.html

Tomato plants grown in heavy metal contaminated soil found to produce contaminated fruit Sunday, January 14, 2018 by: Isabelle Z. ... The researchers then compared these results to those of tomatoes that were cultivated in soil that was not contaminated. "...

Corn Ethanol Biofuels Contaminated with Antibiotics

https://www.naturalnews.com/027422_ethanol_corn_antibiotic.html

Byproducts from the production of corn for ethanol biofuels have been found to be contaminated with antibiotics. ... Ethanol production has previously been criticized for diverting land from food to fuel production and for degrading soil, depleting water supplies and increasing various forms of pollution. "...

Soil around Fukushima site remains contaminated with dangerous radioactive waste

https://www.naturalnews.com/049403_fukushima_radioactive_waste_contaminated_soil.html

The soil surrounding the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant remains contaminated with radioactive cesium, with a high risk that those atoms could transfer to food crops, suggests a study conducted by researchers from Kyoto Prefectural University and published in the Journal of Environmental Quality. ... Government struggles with storing toxic soil Radioactive soil from Fukushima was also in the news on March 25, when Japan's Environment Ministry began ...

Zeolites improve crop growth in soil contaminated by industrial waste and heavy metals

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-03-10-zeolites-improve-crop-growth-in-soil-contaminated-by-industrial-waste-heavy-metals.html

Zeolites improve crop growth in soil contaminated by industrial waste and heavy metals Saturday, March 10, 2018 by: David Williams contaminated products , contaminated soil , germination , goodpollution , heavy metal contamination , Heavy metals , minerals , plant growth , Plants , ryegrass , soil contamination , toxins , zeolites - (Natural News ) Soils that have been contaminated with heavy metals are not optimal for pretty much any ...

Exposed: Genetically-modified salmon found to be contaminated with infectious salmon anemia

https://www.naturalnews.com/034451_gm_salmon_anemia_infections.html

Exposed: Genetically-modified salmon found to be contaminated with infectious salmon anemia Tuesday, December 20, 2011 by: Ethan A. ... According to a recent report, AquAdvantage being raised at a land-based, isolated site on Prince Edward Island have been found to be contaminated with Infectious Salmon Anemia (ISA), a serious viral disease that affects Atlantic salmon. "...

Navajo Nation sues the EPA for negligence after being poisoned by contaminated waters

https://www.naturalnews.com/055213_navajo_nation_water_poisoning_epa_lawsuit.html

Navajo Nation sues the EPA for negligence after being poisoned by contaminated waters Wednesday, September 07, 2016 by: L.J. ... When the EPA did get around to issuing a notification, no details were given on how long the toxic sludge would contaminate their land. "...

Why is the soil so contaminated, and where do the contaminants come from?

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-06-13-why-is-the-soil-so-contaminated.html

Why is the soil so contaminated, and where do the contaminants come from? Thursday, June 13, 2019 by: Isabelle Z. ... In what is arguably one of the most disturbing methods of soil contamination, treated sewage sludge is regularly spread on crop land and even playgrounds, despite containing very high levels of neurotoxic chemicals, pharmaceutical drug residues, and high levels of heavy metals. "...

An Asian grass can be the key to removing lead from contaminated soil

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-06-asian-grass-can-remove-lead-from-contaminated-soil.html

(Related: Tomato plants grown in heavy metal contaminated soil found to produce contaminated fruit .) For the study, researchers utilized phytoremediation to remove the lead from contaminated soil. "...

GenX chemical has contaminated the water in North Carolina, residents troubled by lack of information

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-02-22-genx-chemical-contaminated-water-in-north-carolina.html

GenX chemical has contaminated the water in North Carolina, residents troubled by lack of information Thursday, February 22, 2018 by: Edsel Cook badcancer , badhealth , badpollution , badscience , cancer , carcinogen , carcinogens , chemical plant , chemicals , Chemours , clean water , contamination , GenX , ground water , North Carolina , PFOS , public water , water supply - (Natural News ) Like an unfolding nightmare, the area contaminated by cancer-causing GenX continues to ...

GMO canola contaminates majority of land on organic farm

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GMO canola contaminates majority of land on organic farm Friday, December 10, 2010 by: Ethan A. ... According to reports, Steve Marsh's organic fields were contaminated by a nearby GMO canola field whose seeds somehow traveled nearly a mile into his own land and took hold on over 540 acres of it. "...

Radiation contaminated more than 20,000 square miles and 43 million people in Japan: EU report

https://www.naturalnews.com/044055_radiation_contamination_japan.html

In the three months following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, which occurred back in March 2011, a land area larger than 20,000 square miles (mi2) became contaminated with high levels of radionuclides of both cesium and iodine, says a new European Commission report. ... After crunching the numbers using relatively conservative estimates, the research team postulated that a land area measuring 34,000 square kilometers (km2), or about 13,000 mi2, was effectively contaminated ...

Tokyo soil so contaminated with radiation it would be considered nuclear waste in US

https://www.naturalnews.com/035963_tokyo_radiation_nuclear_waste.html

Tokyo soil so contaminated with radiation it would be considered nuclear waste in US Thursday, May 24, 2012 by: Ethan A. ... According to an analysis of five random soil samples recently taken by nuclear expert Arnie Gundersen, the soil around Tokyo is so contaminated with Fukushima radiation that it would be considered nuclear waste here in the U.S. "...

The USDA FAILS to enforce a key farm bill provision, much to the detriment of the residents of the Midwest who are now drinking contaminated water

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-05-30-the-usda-fails-to-enforce-a-key-farm-bill-provision-residents-of-the-midwest-are-now-drinking-contaminated-water.html

The USDA FAILS to enforce a key farm bill provision, much to the detriment of the residents of the Midwest who are now drinking contaminated water Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by: Lance D Johnson badhealth , badpollution , Big AG , cancer causes , clean water , conservation , dangerous chemicals , disease causes , drinking water , Ecology , environment , erosion , EWG , Farm Bill , gulley , herbicides , land stewardship , Nitrates , pesticides , pesticides runoff , phosphates , regulation ...

Eat at your own risk: Almost all grains in US contaminated with glyphosate herbicide

https://www.naturalnews.com/2021-05-21-almost-all-grains-us-contaminated-glyphosate.html

Eat at your own risk: Almost all grains in US contaminated with glyphosate herbicide Friday, May 21, 2021 by: Cassie B. ... They discovered that nearly all of the wheat that is grown in the northern part of the U.S. is contaminated, even wheat that is USDA certified as not sprayed with glyphosate. "...

Biofuel challenges: Some green fuels can become contaminated with the wrong microbes

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-10-02-biofuel-challenges-some-green-fuels-can-become-contaminated-with-the-wrong-microbes.html

Biofuel challenges: Some green fuels can become contaminated with the wrong microbes Tuesday, October 02, 2018 by: David Williams air force , biocontamination , biodegradation , BioFuel , fossil fuel , fuel contamination , green fuels , microbial fuel fouling , renewables - (Natural News ) Biofuel is seen as a promising alternative to fossil fuels when it comes to serving as a viable source of energy, and for good reason. ... Sources include: CEN.ACS.org ScienceDirect.com Previous :Bacteria ...

California's hemp farms producing massive tonnage of toxic chemical runoff, polluting thousands of acres of land

https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-08-20-californias-hemp-farms-producing-massive-tonnage-of-toxic-chemical-runoff-polluting-thousands-of-acres-of-land.html

California’s hemp farms producing massive tonnage of toxic chemical runoff, polluting thousands of acres of land Sunday, August 20, 2017 by: Rhonda Johansson agricultural chemicals , California , california environment , environmental destruction , hemp , hemp farms , illegal marijuana growers , marijuana , marijuana farms , Pot , toxic chemicals - (Natural News ) Illegal marijuana farms in California have left acres of land so contaminated with toxic chemicals and fertilizers ...

Cyanide-contaminated soil can be treated with agro-waste made from banana, pineapple, and watermelon

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-09-27-cyanide-contaminated-soil-can-be-treated-with-agro-waste.html

Cyanide-contaminated soil can be treated with agro-waste made from banana, pineapple, and watermelon Thursday, September 27, 2018 by: Ralph Flores agricultural waste , agro-waste , Cassava , cassava mill effluents , cyanide , cyanide poisoning , environment , food waste , goodpollution , science , soil contamination , soil pollution - (Natural News ) Cassava is a versatile crop. ... They selected banana, pineapple, and watermelon wastes for their trials, which ...

Fracking in your town? Don't drink the water if you don't want cancer!

https://www.naturalnews.com/053092_fracking_contaminated_water_earthquakes.html

For years, scientists and residents of areas where fracking is performed have raised concerns that the controversial mining practice could be causing cancer. ... Billions of gallons of water contaminated per day Fracking consists of injecting water, sand and a secret, proprietary cocktail of chemicals at very high pressure to depths of between 6,000 and 10,000 feet. "...

BREAKTHROUGH: Chinese government admits one-fifth of farm lands heavily contaminated with toxic heavy metals like cadmium, arsenic and lead

https://www.naturalnews.com/044950_china_heavy_metals_soils_contamination.html

Now we know why: "China released a report April 17 disclosing that 16.1 percent of the country's soil and nearly 20 percent of its arable land has been contaminated, largely by heavy metals such as cadmium, nickel and arsenic. ... "The latest report suggests that the situation has greatly worsened since the 2006 report, with twice the amount of arable land now being contaminated... "...