Tyler Lobdell is a staff attorney at the national advocacy organization Food & Water Watch and author of the January 2020 Safe Drinking Water Act petition to the Environmental Protection Agency. He is based in Boise, Idaho.
Factory farming is contributing to a public health crisis in northeast Oregon, threatening thousands of rural Oregonians with no end in sight. As a proposed new mega-dairy threatens additional pollution, Oregon regulators are failing to act. But the Environmental Protection Agency could change the story. Groundwater is the sole source of drinking water for approximately […]