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Down On The Farm In Texas: Poultry And Pollution

Dave Fehling

Poultry growing operation in Madison County, Texas
Americans are now eating more chicken than beef or pork. To meet the demand is an industry some have dubbed "big chicken." Texas has become a major player ranking sixth in the nation for poultry production. StateImpact reporter Dave Fehling reports why that's raising concerns about something that might surprise you: pollution.
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Dave Fehling

Energy & Environment Reporter for StateImpact

Dave Fehling is KUHF's Energy and Environment Reporter. His reporting is a part of StateImpact, a collaboration with KUT in Austin and NPR...