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Big poultry plants use millions of gallons of water to clean the chicken carcasses and the plant itself.
Today StateImpact Texas reporter Dave Fehling takes a look at the effects of Texas’ growing poultry industry. Massive farms have brought up concerns about pollution: where all the waste from the chicken plants is going, and what effect its having on Texas waters. Above is a slideshow where you can see some images of “Big Chicken” operations and learn more about their impact on rivers and streams.