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New Mexico dairy pollution sparks ‘manure war’


December 17, 2009
By National Public Radio

December 11, 2009 –



The picture on many milk cartons shows cows grazing on a
pasture next to a country barn and a silo — but the reality is very different.

December 11, 2009 –



The picture on many milk cartons shows cows grazing on a
pasture next to a country barn and a silo — but the reality is very different.

More and more milk comes from confined animal feeding
operations (CAFOs), where large herds live in feedlots, awaiting their
thrice-daily trip to the milking barn. A factory farm with 2,000 cows produces
as much sewage as a small city, yet there's no treatment plant. | READ MORE

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