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Posts tagged CAFOs

June 13, 2019

 

EPA Lifts Requirements For Livestock Farms To Report Waste Pollution

A new EPA rule will exempt requirements for farms to report pollution from animal waste.

November 8, 2018

 

EPA Wants To Stop Reporting Toxic Stink From Animal Farms

The EPA has floated a new rule that would let industrial farms off the hook from reporting toxic airborne emissions from concentrated animal waste. Animal waste from massive industrial farms gives off toxic gasses like ammonia, methane and hydrogen sulfide. Under a rule called the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, farms have to report […]

August 3, 2018

 

Communities In Tennessee And Missouri Say “No” To Big Farm Expansions

Residents in Missouri and Tennessee fought back against planned cattle farm and chicken house expansions, winning the support of the community and a state commission.

May 4, 2018

 

N.C. Hog Farm Neighbors Win $50 Million In Lawsuit

A 2014 complaint against pork producer Murphy-Brown says the company mismanaged millions of gallons of hog farm waste.

November 16, 2017

 

Large Livestock Farms May Have To Report Air Pollution

Despite EPA objections, environmental groups are pushing for CAFOs to report emissions of air pollutants.

December 22, 2016

 

Study Says Pig Farms Speed Flu Season

New research indicates that massive hog farms in North Carolina serve as breeding grounds for flu bugs before they jump from pigs to humans.

October 20, 2016

 

Hurricane Matthew Latest Catastrophic Event To Hit N.C. CAFOs

Hurricane Matthew floodwaters killed millions of chickens and pigs and potentially flooded lagoons that retain millions of pounds of hog waste.

July 15, 2016

 

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work At One World’s KitchenShare

What started as a way to centralize the production of pizza dough is now also an incubator for small food businesses. We go inside One World's kitchen share.

July 11, 2016

 

In Tiny, Rural Hope, Large Hog Farms Spark Economic Fears

Bartholomew County's new ordinance says farms with more than 600 pigs must be 500 feet from homes. The county's smallest CAFOs contain twice that many hogs.

May 11, 2016

 

White County CAFO Rule Would Be First Of Its Kind In Indiana

The rule would be the first in the state to designate a mandatory distance between confined animal feeding operations and waterways.

November 30, 2013

The Day After 

Creative Leftovers, Indiana’s Burgeoning Food World, CAFOs

Small and large food operations live together in the Hoosier state. Quinoa to lighten our bellies following Thanksgiving. Harvest Public Media looks at CAFOs.

June 23, 2009

Movie Review 

After Food, Inc.: Will Anything Really Change?

With the Internet buzzing about Food, Inc., Cory Barker wonders what (if anything) will come of its release.

June 22, 2009

Movie Review 

Guest Movie Review: Food, Inc. Explores What We Eat

Guest Patricia Eddy of CookLocal.com reviews filmmaker Robert Kenner's recent look at the underbelly of the American food industry: Food, Inc.

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