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Animal Waste Report: LEE County, SC
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in LEE County
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    Cattle waste:
    Poultry waste:
    Sheep waste:
    Nitrogen in waste:
    Nitrogen lost to atmosphere:
    Phosphorus in waste:

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  • 1997 Animal Waste Summary
    Animal Type Number of Head Amount of Waste (tons/yr) Volume of Waste (gallons/yr) Amount of Nitrogen in Waste(pounds/yr) Nitogen Lost to Atmosphere (pounds/yr) Amount of Phosphorous in Waste (pounds/yr)
    Hogs 1,760 3,300 810,000 41,000 29,000 14,000
    Cattle 3,257 13,000 3,200,000 150,000 88,000 40,000
    Poultry 1,271,641 54,000 13,000,000 1,400,000 660,000 470,000
    Sheep 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Total Animal 1,276,658 70,000 17,000,000 1,600,000 770,000 520,000

    *Note: County totals are compiled using 1997 Census of Agriculture data. Please see a discussion of the limitations of animal waste data for more details.
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  • Animal Waste Trends in LEE County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 72% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 34% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Increased by 399074% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Increased by 122% from 1987 to 1997
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  • Links

    See EPA's Index of Watershed Indicators for this area (evaluates the current condition and vulnerability of aquatic resources.)

    See the Factory Farm Project report for this state.

    See the ELI Almanac of Enforceable South Carolina State Laws to Control Nonpoint Source Water Pollution

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