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07/27/2011 - Broiler chickens are produced by the millions in industrial facilities concentrated in just a handful of states, and much of the waste they produce ends up polluting the nation’s waterways. These are just two issues highlighted in a new report released by the Pew Environment Group.The report, “Big Chicken: Pollution and Industrial Poultry Production in America,” compiles and analyzes 50 years of federal and state government data to describe a business that has been remade by industrialization.View the videos below for more on this issue.The Rise of Industrial-Scale Chicken ProductionThe Poultry Industry's Threat to the ChesapeakeHow Chicken Litter Becomes a Water Pollutant
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