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Factory farming environmental pollution

Tropical storm Ernesto has caused a lot of damage in North Carolina. This damage includes the loss of crops, drowned chickens and turkeys and the risk of pig waste lagoons reaching their capacity. Even before the storm, these lagoons, already posed hazards to our health and the environment by contaminating the water and the soil. However, after Ernesto, authorities are looking into more manageable ways to handle this waste in order to produce marketable byproducts.

To read the full article please visit http://www.newsobserver.com/102/story/483057.html.

Although the improvement in handling factory farm waste could prove beneficial in reducing environmental pollution, the transition to a plant-based diet would not only reduce this waste significantly but also improve our health and alleviate animal suffering.

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