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January 26, 2018

 

The Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis.

Bill To Regulate Factory Farms Dead For 2018 Session

House Environmental Affairs Committee Chair Dave Wolkins decided not to hear a bill this session that deals with confined animal feeding operations, or CAFOs.

December 4, 2017

 

An attendee checks in at the Hoosier Environmental Council's

Hoosier Environmental Council Outlines 2018 Goals

The Hoosier Environmental Council wants to reach out to conservative voters to help accomplish its goals as it heads into the 2018 legislative session.

October 19, 2017

 

A confined feeding operation in Hancock County.

CAFO Committee Finalizes Report To General Assembly

Critics are hopeful the legislature will impose rules to lessen the environmental affects of CAFOs next year.

September 25, 2017

 

Bart co CAFO

Hoosiers Outspoken On Confined Animal Farms

A legislative study committee took nearly six hours of public testimony Tuesday on confined animal feeding operations, or CAFOs.

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.

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