Margaret Krome: Farm bill failure shows Congress’ incompetence

Ask farmers who counted on starting new businesses this year or young farmers wanting to start up farms if Congress cares about them. If they’ve been watching this debacle,

Source: Margaret Krome: Farm bill failure shows Congress’ incompetence

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North Carolina’s CAFO Conundrum: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Manure Lagoons? • The Revelator

Experts warn that we’ll keep having floods of feces unless governments change the way big producers do business — and consumers start eating less meat…EXPORTS WILL DRIVE THIS PROBLEM…THEY GET THE MEAT…WE GET THE…SHIT..!  If you love the money…this is your game..!  If you breathe or drink the water…not so much your game…BE THE JUDGE, WHAT WILL YOU TELL YOUR CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN…WHAT..?

Source: North Carolina’s CAFO Conundrum: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Manure Lagoons? • The Revelator

Defense bill with $162M for Maine shipyard upgrades sent to Trump for signature

“I have long advocated for the Navy to address the modernization needs at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, and I am pleased that the Senate approved funding for these much-needed improvements,” U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said in a statement….COULD THIS EXPLAIN…HER VOTE..?  BLACKMAIL…?  HOW SAD IS THIS..?

Source: Defense bill with $162M for Maine shipyard upgrades sent to Trump for signature

Health board to present CAFO proposals to county commission

WARRENSBURG – The Johnson County Community Health Services board gave the go-ahead to Administrator Anthony Arton to present proposals to the Johnson County Commission for developing regulations for confined animal…THIS IS HUGE…A COUNTY HEALTH DEPT. MOVING FORWARD WITH SUPPORT OF THE COUNTY BOARD….LETS…PROTECT OUR CITIZENS..!  THANK YOU…!!

Source: Health board to present CAFO proposals to county commission

Eau Claire County Board limits large livestock facilities

The Eau Claire County Board on Tuesday, after a lengthy debate, approved a six-month moratorium on large-scale livestock facilities that will have 1,000 or more animal units. The moratorium also applies to the expansion of existing livestock facilities if the number of animal units kept at the expanded facility will be 1,000 or more. The moratorium, approved by a 23-5 vote, can be extended for up to six months by a majority vote of the board. Supervisors Carl Anton, Steve Chilson, Gary Gibson, Ray Henning, and Pat LaVelle cast the dissenting votes. Supervisor Joe Knight didn’t attend the meeting. Livestock facilities are defined as a feedlot, dairy farm or other operation where livestock are or will be fed, confined, maintained or stabled for a total of 45 days or more …THIS IS HUGE…A COUNTY WORKING FOR THE CITIZENS AND THEIR HEALTH…!!

Source: Eau Claire County Board limits large livestock facilities

Published by Bay Journal Media, Bay Journal informs the public about issues and events affecting the Chesapeake Bay…MANURE is an issue…stop it from coming down the rivers and then…cleanup has started…!  Polluters must pay..!

In the Heart of the Corn Belt, an Uphill Battle for Clean Water

Runoff from farms and feedlots has badly polluted Iowa’s waterways, more than half of which do not meet federal quality standards. Now, an unlikely coalition is calling for stricter controls to clean up the drinking water sources for millions of the state’s residents…UNTIL YOU STOP WHAT IS GOING ONTO AND INTO THE LAND….YOUR WATER WILL….NEVER GET FIXED…!  MAN-UP AND FIND THE POLLUTERS…THEN…GET A LAWYER..!

Source: In the Heart of the Corn Belt, an Uphill Battle for Clean Water

 

Report: 140 House Members Vote Against Chemical Safeguards Every Time

A PAIR OF LUNGS….IS THIS OK WITH YOU…?  IF NOT…VOTE FOR CLEAN AIR AND STIFFER RESTRICTIONS…YOUR LIFE DEPENDS ON IT…!

The Environmental Working Group Action Fund, the political arm of the Environmental Working Group (EWG), released a first-ever report that scores how each member of the U.S. House of Representatives voted on chemical policy and safety….how sad…could this really just be about the…MONEY..?

Source: Report: 140 House Members Vote Against Chemical Safeguards Every Time

In a Warming World, Carolina CAFOs Are a Disaster for Farmers, Animals, and Public Health

In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, I’ve joined millions who’ve watched with horror as the Carolinas have been inundated with floodwaters and worried about the various hazards those waters can contain. We’ve seen heavy metal-laden coal ash spills, a nuclear plant go on alert (thankfully without…a TRAGEDY YES…now what will the Bankers do and the Insurance Companies do…it this industry WORTH the risk…?  Maybe it’s about…location…?

Source: In a Warming World, Carolina CAFOs Are a Disaster for Farmers, Animals, and Public Health

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