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Two Poultry Processors being Sued for Environmental Damage

Three environmental groups, Shenandoah Riverkeeper, Potomac Riverkeeper and Waterkeeper Alliance, filed a notice in U.S. District Court in Harrisonburg, VA, of their intent to sue Pilgrim's Pride Corp. and Cargill Meat Solutions Corp., poultry processors, for unlawful discharges of waste into the North Fork of the Shenandoah River. Massive, unexplained fish kills, increased algae presence and high phosphorous content in the water seem to be the cause.

To read the full article please visit http://www.dailypress.com/news/local/virginia/dp-va--shenandoah-pollut0523may23,1,2747022.story?ctrack=1&cset=true  

Taking care of the environment is a privilege and a responsibility as God’s children. Increased water pollution produced by modern agriculture is putting aquatic fauna and flora in danger, as well as our health. Adopting a plant-based diet helps reduce animal waste and therefore water contamination, which would help restore the environment.

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