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Latest CAFO News – All

Lime Lake under stench advisory

May 23, 2017

Wind changed direction to north-easterly this evening at Lime Lake. Lime Lake is located less than 1 mile southwest of Hudson Dairy on US 127. The strong stench/emission made going inside and closing all the windows the best option until the wind changes direction. 

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Terrehaven stockpiles manure, not incorporating into Soil, 5.17.17

May 17, 2017

Terrehaven stockpiling

[caption id="attachment_2111" align="aligncenter" width="1024"]Terrehaven stockpile, 5.17.17, corner of Beecher and Sand Creek, Madison Twp., S. Branch, Raisin, watershed Terrehaven stockpile, 5.17.17, corner of Beecher and Sand Creek, Madison Twp., S. Branch, Raisin, watershed[/caption]
 

 

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Hartland Farms: Spewing raw livestock sewage on fields

May 17, 2017

Spewing Raw Livestock Sewage - Another Breakfast on the Farm 5/17/17

[caption id="attachment_2116" align="aligncenter" width="1024"]Hartland Dragooning of Liquid Manure Hartland dragline 5.17.17 North side of Cadmus between Morey and Hughes Hwys[/caption]

Hartland Farms is down-right spewing raw livestock sewage, back and forth all across the field just like this, no carefully calibrated applicator so...

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Bakerlads Practice: Dragline manure injection application on no-till field

May 17, 2017

[caption id="attachment_2114" align="aligncenter" width="1024"]Bakerlads dragline manure injection application on no-till field, 5.17.17, east side of Morey between Plank and Beecher, Dover Twp., S. Branch, Raisin, watershed Bakerlads dragline manure injection application on no-till field, 5.17.17, east side of Morey between Plank and Beecher, Dover Twp., S. Branch, Raisin, watershed[/caption]

Liquid Manure, Drain Tiles,...

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Study Shows N.C. Hog Farms Spray Hog Poop on Neighbors’ Homes; Cooper Vetoes HB 467

May 6, 2017

Indy Week Raleigh-Cary | Durham-Chapel Hill
During a debate last month over (NC) House Bill 467—a failed proposal to shield hog farms owned by a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods from twenty-six federal nuisance lawsuits brought by their neighbors—state representative and bill sponsor Jimmy Dixon, R-Duplin and Wayne, called claims that hog waste was ending up on people’s...

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North Carolina Hog Farms Spray Manure Around Black Communities; Residents Fight Back

May 6, 2017

Interview with Local Residents (as Published on Democracy Now) 

We close today’s show with a look at the battle between residents of eastern North Carolina and one of the state’s largest industries: hog farms. Last week, the North Carolina lawmakers passed House Bill 467, which limits the damages that residents can collect against hog...

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Tour of CAFO sites prompts debate – Toledo Blade

May 3, 2017

Group: More attention must be paid to tiny dissolved reactive phosphorus

HUDSON, Mich. — Twenty-one people participated in an extensive driving tour Monday around concentrated animal feeding operations — or CAFOs — on Monday.

Attendees included Lucas County Treasurer Wade Kapszukiewicz and Ohio Rep. Michael Sheehy (D., Oregon). It was the second annual CAFO tour sponsored...

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