The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently reported that confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs) dump 2 trillion pounds of waste into the environment annually, contaminating the ground water in 17 states and polluting more than 35,000 miles of our nation’s rivers. In a survey of 1000 registered voters by Snell, Perry and Associates, 80% favored the creation of standards to limit such pollution and, in general, viewed CAFOs unfavorably
a. Find a 99% confidence interval for the percentage of all registered voters who favor the creation of standards on CAFO pollution and, in general, view CAFOs unfavorably.
b. Interpret your answer in part (a).

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