The Manitoba legislature is debating an amendment that could see a moratorium on new factory hog farms. The industrial pig industry would rather they didn’t. They have launched an attack ad campaign across the province to shut down Bill 17 with the slogan Unfriendly Manitoba. Beyond Factory Farming is countering with their own campaign to raise support for the bill. Check out BFF to find out more on the fight to keep farming sustainable.
Below are some of the chilling photos from BFF showing the devastating effects factory hog farms can have on the environment.
Wave of Blue Green Algae on Lake Winnipeg
Flooded hog farm, releasing pollution into watershed
Algae Bloom on Lake Winnipeg
For more photos and video see: friendlymanitoba.org.