South Florida Awash in Cow Manure

From: The Blue Paper

“The PEER analysis looks at 31 CAFO permits that the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has issued in the seven-county area south of Orlando, with most in Okeechobee County directly to the north of Lake Okeechobee. These facilities hold approximately 90,000 dairy cows producing nearly two billion pounds of manure per year and more than 10 million gallons of wastewater each day. The PEER analysis breaks down the ultimate destination of this huge waste stream.”

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