Meat Producing Industry Asked to Decrease Pollution Output

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Article courtesy of Peak Johnson | November 29th, 2016 | Water Online | Shared as educational material.

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Investors of the nation’s largest meat producing companies are requesting that the industry reduce water pollution in the areas of processing, packaging, and slaughtering. The investors wrote asking the companies to analyze the pollution impacts of their operations and “supply chains to develop comprehensive plans for protecting waterways, safely storing and managing animal waste and minimizing fertilizer runoff from feed production.” The investors hope to attain a more sustainable solution for the future. Read more:

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