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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

Hartland Dragooning of Liquid Manure Hartland dragline 5.17.17 North side of Cadmus between Morey and Hughes Hwys

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

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

May 17, 2017

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

Liquid Manure, Drain Tiles, and Boosting Dissolved Phosphorus

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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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OH Elected Officials visit CAFOs in OH & MI to learn about Manure Pollution

May 2, 2017

Environmental activists, elected officials visit large farming operation

TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) Channel 11, CBS

Elected officials along with some concerned neighbors visited a concentrated animal farming operation (CAFO) Monday to see how manure is getting into the waterways. A CAFO is categorized as a feeding operation with more than 1000 live animal units.This is equivalent to 125,000 broiler chickens...

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Look what the Easter Bunny brought … oops, that’s not chocolate, it’s cow s**t!

April 20, 2017

New-Flevo-dragline-application-4.15.17-Manitou-Rd.-s-of-Green's-Lakeside-CemeteryApril 15, 2017 - Look what the Easter Bunny brought ... oops, that's not chocolate, it's cow s**t!  New Flevo/Waterland dragline manure application, on nearly 200 acres.  Manitou Rd., just across from the old drive-in movie theater and Green's Lakeside Cemetery at Devil's Lake, all the way west to Townley Hwy.  Multiple-day...

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