Farm Subsidies Leading to More Water Use

  • June 6, 2013 - New York Times
  • "Millions of dollars in farm subsidies for irrigation equipment aimed at water conservation have led to more water use, not less, threatening vulnerable aquifers and streams. From Wyoming to the Texas Panhandle, water tables have fallen 150 feet in some areas — ranging from 15 percent to 75 percent..." FULL STORY