Battle in NE Iowa
2:32 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

CAFO Concerns in Environmentally Sensitive Areas

Winneshiek County, Iowa, is renowned for its cold water trout streams. Some fear that expanding hog facilities could put those streams in environmental danger.
Credit Clay Masters

Thanks to tight competition, hog farmers are feeling a push to expand or get out of the business.

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Result of Federal Ruling.
3:05 pm
Thu February 7, 2013

IL Writes New Rules for Factory Farms, CAFO's


The Illinois Pollution Control board is in the process of drafting new rules regulating large scale factory farms often called confined animal feeding operations or CAFO’s. An environmental group thinks the current proposals could use strengthening.

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Rejected Program in the Past
8:18 am
Sat December 8, 2012

Lee County Considers Master Matrix

Lee County Board of Supervisors

Lee County could gain more control over certain agriculture operations.

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