Minnesota Drinking Water’s Nitrate Levels Are Reaching ‘Crisis’ Point
May 3, 2023
As concerns mount over the health impacts of one prominent drinking water contaminant in Minnesota, advocates are pressing officials to intervene.
“A group of environmental organizations say nitrate pollution in drinking water has reached crisis proportions in southeast Minnesota, and it’s time for the feds to step in,” the Star Tribune reported. “State and local regulators have failed to lower dangerous nitrate levels in groundwater with voluntary measures that aim to curb pollution from farms, they say.”