April 16, 1982
A special issue on agriculture, with articles on agriculture economics, soil erosion and the secrecy surrounding the use of pesticides in Rocky Mountain states.
Although the use of toxic chemicals for agriculture in the Rocky Mountains is a public health concern, it is not a matter of public record.
Nationwide, almost four billion tons of topsoil are lost every year to water erosion. About half that loss is on cropland.
- G M Ferguson on What's the matter with New Mexico
- Wade Nelson on Gold King Mine water was headed for the Animas, anyway
- Frank matyus on Gold King Mine water was headed for the Animas, anyway
- William Bryan on Scientists strengthen link between climate change and drought
- Carl Reese on Five Western waterways worse than the orange Animas