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Pig and poultry units large enough to need environmental permits up 7% since 2017

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THE NUMBER of pig and poultry farms large enough to require an environmental permit has risen 7% since 2017.

There are now 1,786 farms that fall into this category, according to new data compiled by the Bureau of Investigative Journalists and the Guardian newspaper.

In England, according to t...

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