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Corporate farms get blame as key water-pollution culprit

Blade: Perhaps former President Theodore Roosevelt said it best when he addressed a Buffalo audience in 1910, most likely in his trademark fist-pounding, cantankerous style. "Civilized people,' Mr. Roosevelt said, "should be able to dispose of sewage in a better way than by putting it into drinking water.' Hailed by historians as a key ally of naturalist John Muir, the founder of the Sierra Club, during the fledgling days of the American conservation movement, Mr. Roosevelt was no doubt using that...