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Amish farming draws government scrutiny


June 10, 2010
By New York Times

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June 9, 2010, Lancaster,
PA – With simplicity as their credo, Amish farmers consume so little that some
might consider them model environmental citizens.
June 9, 2010, Lancaster,
PA – With simplicity as their credo, Amish farmers consume so little that some
might consider them model environmental citizens.

Manure that accumulates on
Amish farms easily washes into nearby streams, then into the troubled
Chesapeake Bay. The federal government’s work with Amish farmers is part of an
initiative intended to restore the bay to good health.

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