The Factory Farm and Water Pollution

The following article will give you an idea of what could be in store for neighbors of the pending factory farm...

"In a factory farm, the animals live on a perforated floor over a concrete slab. Especially for the wellbeing of pigs during hot weather, the buildings and pigs are watered down to bring down body temperature, and also to gather the urine and manure. The whole mix flows in a containment pit and is then pumped into the concrete pit outside..."

Read more of The Factory Farm and Water Pollution in Onearth magazine.

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