Both sides in CAFO ban battle face off

Chronicle Progress hosts town hall style candidate forum ahead of early voting start Both sides of a ballot initiative that could ban new industrial hog farming in Millard County squared off last week during two political forums, two weeks before election day…remember this…the more animals you allow in your county will INCREASE THE MANURE that needs to be spread..!  The animals are not the problem…is it their…OWNERS..?

Source: Both sides in CAFO ban battle face off

Report: Eastern Shore Has Unhealthy Levels of Nitrate in Drinking Water Due to CAFOs – Maryland Matters

Two counties on Maryland’s Lower Eastern Shore, where there are hundreds of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), have unhealthy levels of nitrate in drinking water, which may lead to health problems such as blue baby syndrome, thyroid disease, and pregnancy complications. More than a third of Wicomico and Worcester counties’ population, or at least 61,000 […]…here in KEWAUNEE COUNTY, WI. we have over 100,000 cows…that equals over 4 MILLION TONS OF LIQUID MANURE PER YEAR…here’s where this get’s us in trouble…farmers can apply up to 13,500 gallons per acre…per WEEK..!  All this on land with 3-5 feet to bedrock..!   That is over 216 TONS PER MONTH PER ACRE…OMG..!  The problem gets worse on fields with over 5 feet to bedrock…it DOUBLES…!  My issue is not with the animals…they are doing nothing wrong…the problem is with their…OWNERS..!  Farming created this issue and farming knows how to fix it…WILL THEY..?

Source: Report: Eastern Shore Has Unhealthy Levels of Nitrate in Drinking Water Due to CAFOs – Maryland Matters  

Oregon water regulators asked to limit ‘stockwatering exemption’

 

Critics of large dairies are asking Oregon water regulators to limit new groundwater pumping by such operations within Umatilla and Morrow counties…MORE WATER MEANS…MORE LIQUID MANURE…AND IT ALL NEEDS TO BE SPREAD ONTO AND INTO YOUR LAND/FIELDS..!  GUESS WHERE IT GOES NEXT…TAKING THE CHEMICALS…PATHOGENS AND ANYTHING ELSE THEY PUT INTO THEIR PITS…I’LL GIVE YOU A HINT….”GRAVITY”…!

PROTECT YOUR WATER…OR…MOVE NOW..!  WHAT WILL BE THE VALUE OF YOUR LAND WITHOUT…CLEAN WATER..?

 

Source: Oregon water regulators asked to limit ‘stockwatering exemption’

New rules weaken protections for rural communities and the climate

One of the nation’s bedrock environmental protections is the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and it’s particularly critical for rural communities…TAKING AWAY THE REGULATIONS AND LAWS PUT IN PLACE FOR OUR PROTECTIONS…IS STUPID..!  THIS IS AND ALWAYS WILL BE…JUST ABOUT THEIR…MONEY..!  WAKE UP AMERICA…FACTORY FARMING IS THE PROBLEM AND FARMING CAN FIX THIS…IF THEY WANT TO..?

Source: New rules weaken protections for rural communities and the climate

Agribusiness Is Trying to Greenwash Its Dirty Waste as “Renewable Energy”

The burgeoning biogas industry poses a direct threat to our fragile climate and vulnerable communities…WHAT GOES INTO A DIGESTERS  COMES OUT THE OTHER END…IF YOU DO ALL THE…”MATH”…YOU WILL UNDERSTAND WHY ALMOST ALL HAVE CLOSED UP…FILED FOR BANKRUPTCY…AND LEFT THE CITIES WITH THE CLEAN-UP…!  INVESTORS MAKE THE MONEY…AND THE TAXPAYERS END UPHOLDING THE BAG..!

Source: Agribusiness Is Trying to Greenwash Its Dirty Waste as “Renewable Energy”

Nitrate — Wisconsin Environmental Health Network

Nitrate is Wisconsin’s most widespread water pollutant and it is rapidly growing worse. Nitrate pollution has disastrous health effects including cancers, birth defects, thyroid issues, and blue-baby syndrome…FARMING tells us almost every day…we are one of the most regulated industries…well…then why are we in the pollution mess caused by farming..?   Are land…water and air are under attack by what is being put onto and into them…by farming..!  They also tell us…”WE ARE THE STEWARDS OF THE LAND…”  again we ask…if you are…then stop polluting us..?  How hard can that be..?

Source: Nitrate — Wisconsin Environmental Health Network

Nessel Files Lawsuit Against West Michigan CAFO For Environmental Violations

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has filed suit against a dairy farming operation she says has repeatedly “thumbed its nose” at environmental…in KEWAUNEE COUNTY, WI…we have over 100,000 cows…that is about 67 TIMES MORE…about 596,000,000 gallons of manure that needs to be spread on the land…!   IT’S YOUR LAND….PROTECT IT..!  BY THE WAY…IT IS ALSO…YOUR WATER..!

Source: Nessel Files Lawsuit Against West Michigan CAFO For Environmental Violations

Oconto County manure spill released 790,000 gallons of waste – Wisconsin Examiner

About 200,000 gallons of manure was collected from river runoff after it entered a Oconto County water system…790,000 GALLONS IS ABOUT 131 TANKER LOADS…IT TAKES A TANKER LESS THAN 3 MINUTES TO EMPTY…HOW LONG WAS THIS LEAKING..?  HOW DO WE KNOW..?  LOTS OF MATH…DO WE GET THE NUMBERS FROM THE PLANT MANAGER..?

Source: Oconto County manure spill released 790,000 gallons of waste – Wisconsin Examiner

Well Sampling Completed In Southwestern Wisconsin Study, But

Researchers have completed the fourth and final round of private well sampling to determine sources of fecal contamination in wells that were previously flagged for issues as part of an ongoing…HERE IN KEWAUNEE COUNTY,  WE UNDERSTAND THE ISSUE…WITH 100,000+ COWS AND THE LIQUID MANURE BEING SPREAD ONTO AND INTO OUR FIELDS…TESTING IS IMPORTANT…BUT…WHY NOT ADDRESS THE ISSUE WITH THE PEOPLE DOING THE POLLUTING…THE ANIMALS ARE NOT THE PROBLEM…COULD IT BE…THEIR OWNERS..?

Source: Well Sampling Completed In Southwestern Wisconsin Study, But

How big farms got a government pass on air pollution – Center for Public Integrity

An EPA deal came with a promise to help communities exposed to animal emissions. That’s still unfulfilled…WHAT IS FILLED IS…OUR LAND…WATER AND AIR…FULL OF THEIR POLLUTIONS..!  FARMING DID THIS ON PURPOSE AND NOW FARMING CAN FIX IT…MAN-UP FARMING..!  THE PROBLEM IS NOT THE…ANIMALS…COULD IT BE THEIR…OWNERS…?

Source: How big farms got a government pass on air pollution – Center for Public Integrity

Glyphosate in chicken poop used as fertilizer is hurting food production, researchers say – U.S. Right to Know

Scientists brought more bad news to light regarding the widely used herbicide glyphosate, better known as Roundup, in a new research paper published this month. Researchers from the University of Turku in Finland revealed in a paper published in the journal  Science of The Total Environment that manure from poultry used as fertilizer can decrease …IT IS IN OUR…WATER…WINE…FOOD…ETC…FARMING USES ABOUT 280 MILLION  GALLONS OF THIS EVERY YEAR ON OUR LAND…AND HAVE BEEN APPLYING IT FOR…DECADES..!   THEY KNOW THE DANGERS…WHY DO THEY CONTINUE APPLYING THIS POISON..?

Source: Glyphosate in chicken poop used as fertilizer is hurting food production, researchers say – U.S. Right to Know

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