Virginia’s most important waterway is heavily polluted with livestock feces

Excrement from industrial livestock operations is poisoning Virginia’s Shenandoah River and putting people at risk for E. coli poisoning, says a report by the Environmental Integrity Project, a nonprofit advocacy group. Around 176 million animals are raised along the forked river, including 160 million chickens, 16 million turkeys and half a million cows, says The… » Read More

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