Chicken waste found to be a major pollutant in Tulsa's watershed

ARKANSAS - A study conducted on behalf of a group of poultry companies found chicken waste to be a major pollutant in the watershed that feeds into Tulsa's drinking water supply. Research by Robert Wetzel, a University of North Carolina scientist, showed that 170 million pounds of phosphorous and nitrogen-rich chicken waste polluted the watershed of Lakes Eucha and Spavinaw.
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