US agriculture contributes to about 3/4 of all water quality problems in US rivers and streams

“Agriculture in the United States - much of which now serves the demand for meat - contributes to nearly three-quarters of all water-quality problems in the nation's rivers and streams.”

Brian Moench, “Apocalypse of the ‘Happy Meal’: Worshipping the Golden Calf,” Truthout, August 20, 2014, accessed August 21, 2014,

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