Air Quality Issues and Animal Agriculture: A Primer

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This report focuses on the environmental quality of water resources as affected by animal agriculture, specifically animal waste, which can harm water quality through surface runoff, direct discharges, spills, and leaching into soil and groundwater. This report also discusses the contribution of emissions from animal feeding operations (AFO), enterprises where animals are raised in confinement, to air pollution.

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Creation Date: February 2, 2006
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Place of Publication: Washington D.C., USA
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  • Creation: February 2, 2006
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This report focuses on the environmental quality of water resources as affected by animal agriculture, specifically animal waste, which can harm water quality through surface runoff, direct discharges, spills, and leaching into soil and groundwater. This report also discusses the contribution of emissions from animal feeding operations (AFO), enterprises where animals are raised in confinement, to air pollution.

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26 pages.

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