NYTimes: Farm Subsidies Leading to More Water Use

June 17, 2013 | General RCAP News

A June 6 article in The New York Times reports that millions of dollars in federal subsidies to help farmers buy better irrigation systems to conserve water is having the exact opposite effect. New studies show many farmers are misusing the money and are using even more water, the newspaper reports. This is affecting aquifers.

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