Environmental Scientist. By: *Christina DiCampli* Daniel Blume Molly DeMatties Lucious Chance. Introduction. Environmental scientists are opposed to hog farming. Reasons: Water Pollution Nutrient runoff Erosion Wildlife. Water pollution.
By: *Christina DiCampli*
.Wildlife can be harmed from the manure minerals and nutrients are deposited in the lake.
.Copper is a supplement fed to hogs. When it reaches the water it causes a deadly fish disease called Pfiesteria piscada.
.The minerals and nutrients also cause algae to form in the lakes. Algae can kill fish and plant life in the water.
Environmental Scientists are opposed to Hog Farming because of how it harms wildlife and pollutes the water!
U.S. Department of Labor http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos050.htm
Hog Farms- Good Neighbors http://www.ecochem.com/pollution.html
Hog Farms in Kentucky http://www.sumeria.net/earth/hogfarms.html
Environmental Concerns http://www.enviroliteracy.org/article.php/567.html
Heartland Institute http://www.heartland.org/Article.cfm?artId=13708