31 Dec '14, 7pm

Exclusive Interview with #FactoryFarm Drone Documentarian Mark Devries

Exclusive Interview with #FactoryFarm Drone Documentarian Mark Devries

What drove you to pursue something like this, beyond Mr. Mirsky’s encouragement? The environmental and public health impacts of pig factory farms are devastating, and nothing compares to witnessing them up-close. These facilities house open-air cesspools — the size of multiple football fields — filled with untreated, toxic animal waste. The experience of neighbors is similar to what it would be like if they lived next door to giant lagoons of untreated human sewage. To empty these noxious pits, their contents are often sprayed high into the air using oversized sprinkler devices. This can turn the excrement into a fine mist that can travel downwind to local communities. Besides never knowing when the suffocating stench will suddenly pour into their homes, neighbors may be at risk for respiratory and immune system ailments as well.

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2014/12/31/exclusive-interview-wi...

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