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The 90 Day Plan

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

The 90-Day Plan: DAY 51

DAY 51

While we are still in the kitchen, PLAN a NO-BULL MEAL.  An appetizing figure suggests that Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, CAFOs, located in the US produce three times the amount of sewage as American citizens.  It is estimated that 60-pounds of animal waste are generated for every one pound of beef produced.

Challenge:  Why is nonpoint source pollution difficult to regulate and enforce?

For More Information:

America's Environmental Report Card: Are We Making the Grade. By: Harvey Blatt

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