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Students measure hog odour

From back bacon to smoked ham, Canada exports over $2 billion of pork, making us one of the world's top exporters. But what's good for the economy hasn't been good to the environment. The problem is manure. Canada's 15 million pigs produce enough waste to fill Toronto's SkyDome every 22 days. It's a festering problem that has residents, farmers, environmentalists, government officials and members of the pork industry up in arms.

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Unusual summer job has students sniffing the impact of pig farms.
Medium: Television
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: July 9, 2004
Reporter: Marisa Dragani
Duration: 1:51

Last updated: May 22, 2013

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