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August 18, 2017

 

Over 200 Whitely County residents attended a plan commission meeting to establish temporary setbacks for CAFOs.

CAFO Compromise In Whitley County Leaves Homeowners Unhappy

The Whitley County Plan Commission settled on a half mile setback for CAFOs from large county lakes.

July 31, 2017

 

A CAFO off Route 25 in Tippecanoe County. (Annie Ropeik/IPB News)

Rural Homeowners To Pay Less In Property Taxes Due To CAFOs

The decision comes a year after families appealed to the county and then the state about the impact of large hog farms on their home values.

April 10, 2017

 

A CAFO off Route 25 in Tippecanoe County. (Annie Ropeik/IPB News)

Does County Zoning For CAFOs Work? Purdue Research Seeks An Answer

The researchers sought correlations between certain rules, demographics and complaints against CAFOs, hoping to determine the best ways to reduce conflict.

October 18, 2016

 

Neighbors of a concentrated hog feeding operation in Hope testify to the Bartholomew County property tax appeals board Tuesday.

Bartholomew County Mulls Property Tax Break For CAFO Neighbors

Bartholomew County may try the unusual tactic of a residential property tax deduction to ease tensions between large livestock farms and nearby residents.

June 14, 2016

 

CAFO off Route 25 in Tippecanoe County

Exemption Allows Steuben County CAFO To Continue Operations

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management requires operations with more than 300 cattle to get a permit.

May 12, 2016

 

Neighbor defends fight against new CAFO

White County CAFO Rule Would Join Patchwork Of Regulations

A patchwork of rules regulates concentrated animal feeding operations throughout the state. But in White County, they're working to protect their waterways.

April 26, 2016

 

Cattle

Hoosiers Seek Answers To Questions About CAFOs

Environmental impacts of confined animal feeding operations were discussed at a meeting this week in Columbus, Indiana.

October 2, 2015

 

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Bartholomew County Introduces New CAFO Survey

Bartholomew County’s moratorium on CAFOs expired in August, but the issue of zoning has yet to be resolved.

August 25, 2015

 

pigs

Bartholomew County CAFO Moratorium Expires

Bartholomew County commissioners hope to reach a happy ending for all sides of the CAFO ordinance, but it proves difficult.

July 25, 2015

 

Hope Town Hall

Few Answers As Bartholomew Co. CAFO Moratorium Nears End

With the government-appointed committee unable to reach agreements on recommendations, independent groups try to influence lawmakers on their own.

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