Tell the EPA: Yes! Protect my Drinking Water from Factory Farm Waste

Posted February 28, 2013
Animal waste from factory farms is poisoning our drinking water and killing our lakes, rivers, streams – even the Gulf of Mexico. Animals raised on factory farms generate more than 100 times more waste than humans. Yet this raw waste, unlike human waste, is not treated in sewage systems – even though, according to a study conducted by Minnesota agricultural extension engineer, John Chastain, “the pollution strength of raw manure is 160 times greater than raw municipal sewage.”  Read more.