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for Currents Vol. 15 Issue 4, Summer 1996
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Because large-sized industrial hog farms are still considered \"family farms\" under the law, county governments have difficulty regulating them. A new approach of control, enacting health ordinances, is proving effective.
Runoff from agricultural fields, animal feedlots, and residential developments contribute to water quality degradation in the east. Riparian buffers strips are effective filters to keep pollutants from reaching streams and rivers.