Factory farms provide abundant food, but environment suffers

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer AKRON, Iowa (AP) — In recent years, Fred Zenk built two barns housing about 2,400 hogs between them — HE BROKE THE LAW…ON PURPOSE..! WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU DO THAT..???

Source: Factory farms provide abundant food, but environment suffers

Questions Remain About Using Treated Sewage on Farms | Civil Eats

Spreading biosolids—which include human and industrial waste—on farmland helps cut down on synthetic fertilizer. But it may also pollute water supplies and expose people to harmful chemicals…THIS IS NOT A NEW ISSUE…WE HAVE BEEN ASKING FOR THIS TO BE STOPPED…BUT…IT CONTINUES…MIGHT IT BE ABOUT THE…MONEY..? HOW MUCH WILL IT COST TO CLEAN UP THE STREAM, RIVER, LAKE OR AQUIFER…? THIS PRACTICE MUST END..!

Source: Questions Remain About Using Treated Sewage on Farms | Civil Eats

CAFOs, other rural development projects to be streamlined under Noem’s new bill

PIERRE — Gov. Kristi Noem will be introducing a bill to cut the “red tape” on rural development by streamlining the permitting process for economic projects, such as concentrated animal…IS SHE NUTS…? SHE WANTS TO MAKE IT EASIER FOR THE POLLUTERS…THIS HAS TO BE ABOUT…HER MONEY..? WAKE UP, PEOPLE…YOU’RE UNDER ATTACK…A CHEMICAL ASSAULT..! KRISTI MUST NOT LIVE NEAR ANY OF THESE FACTORY FARMS…?

Source: CAFOs, other rural development projects to be streamlined under Noem’s new bill

Brown County manure digester to keep $15M in public funding despite lower output

BC Organics hopes to build one of the nation’s largest biodigesters to turn manure from more than 30,000 cattle into methane that can be fed into a natural gas pipeline…WHEN IT NEEDS MORE ENERGY TO BE PUT INTO IT THAN IT PRODUCES…WHY ARE THE TAXPAYERS PAYING…WE SHOULD NOT HAVE SKIN IN THAT GAME..! SOMEONE ISN’T TELLING THE…FULL STORY..? THIS WHOLE PROJECT IS ABOUT THE…MONEY..!

Source: Brown County manure digester to keep $15M in public funding despite lower output

U.S. Supreme Court deals rare victory to Flint residents suing over the city’s water crisis

The United States Supreme Court has dealt a victory to some Flint Michigan residents seeking damages for the city’s contaminated drinking water. The court…NO ONE HAS THE RIGHT TO POLLUTE…WATER ISSUES ARE ON THE FRONT PAGES OF NEWSPAPERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY…AND THEY WILL CONTINUE..! CITIZENS HAVE HAD ENOUGH…AND NOW THE COURT AGREES..!

Source: U.S. Supreme Court deals rare victory to Flint residents suing over the city’s water crisis

CAFO survey results promptly released

In October 2019, Polk County like Burnett before them enacted a moratorium on hog Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) to study further into the matter. Polk County’s six-month moratorium was…people understand what will happen if these COMMERCIAL INDUSTRIAL FARMS…(CAFO’s) are allowed into the county…all they have to do is…follow the story of…KEWAUNEE COUNTY, WI…and if DOOR COUNTY doesn’t stop the spreading of liquid manure…they too will have the NEWSPAPER HEADLINES…your choice..!

Source: CAFO survey results promptly released

Caught in the Crossfire

Local residents, including the writer, attended a community meeting Monday night to hear about a proposed poultry operation. Residents expressed their fears about how the concentrated animal feeding operation could change the town and farms around them. DTN Ag Policy editor Cliff Clayton shares what happened when it’s in his own backyard…CAFO’s are not a new thing…their problems are not a new thing…YOU ARE NOW IN THE FIGHT OF YOUR LIFE…THIS WILL NOT END WELL IF YOU DO NOT…STOP THEM..! LOOK AT WHAT HAPPENED IN…KEWAUNEE COUNTY, WI.

Source: Caught in the Crossfire

Legendary Water Protector Robert Kennedy Jr. Goes in-Depth on Trump Clean Water Act Rollbacks (EnviroNews Exclusive)

(EnviroNews DC News Bureau) — On Jan. 23, 2020, President Donald J. Trump, while undergoing an impeachment trial in the Senate, gutted the Clean Water Act (CWA), with rollbacks that some critics said take the country back to a time before Ronald Reagan. Environmental groups and media outlets went…STRIPPING AWAY THE RULES, REGULATIONS, AND LAWS PUT IN PLACE FOR THE PROTECTION OF OUR WATER…HOW DOES THAT HELP US..? YOU CAN’T PICK UP A NEWSPAPER OR TURN ON THE TV…WITHOUT A STORY ABOUT POLLUTED WATER ISSUES…COME ON FOLKS…GET IN THE FIGHT…MAN-UP..!

Source: Legendary Water Protector Robert Kennedy Jr. Goes in-Depth on Trump Clean Water Act Rollbacks (EnviroNews Exclusive)

Old MacDonald Doesn’t Have a Farm Anymore – Waterkeeper

Your bacon most likely comes from a pig who lived in more crowded conditions than a broke 22-year-old in New York City. The reasons why tell a story that’s true across agriculture, but have especially dire consequences in North Carolina’s hog country…pigs produce about 11 pounds per day…now add to that the weight of the water…LOTS OF MATH = LOTS OF SHIT..! Where do these farmers put it…on and into your land…then…into your WATER…OOPS..? Guess what we need to do…?

Source: Old MacDonald Doesn’t Have a Farm Anymore – Waterkeeper

Trump administration removes federal protections from streams, wetlands

The Trump administration moves to remove Obama-era clean water protections of rivers, streams and wetlands not connected to larger bodies of water…think about this…SMALLER STREAMS LEAD DOWNHILL…TOWARDS BIGGER STREAMS AND RIVERS…LEADING DOWNHILL AGAIN…TO BIGGER WATERS…RIGHT..? WATER IS CONNECTED EVERYWHERE…! SURFACE WATER BECOMES GROUNDWATER…AND WE DRINK GROUNDWATER…WE ARE WATER, DOES THIS MEAN I’M NOT PROTECTED..?

Source: Trump administration removes federal protections from streams, wetlands

California adopts new wetlands rules to protect them from Trump rollbacks

California regulators voted Tuesday to strengthen state safeguards for thousands of wetlands and streams that are about to lose federal protections in a Trump administration rollback of the Clean Water Act…WE COULD INCREASE SETBACKS TO A MINIMUM OF 100 FEET…RIGHT NOW IT’S 25 FEET…WHY…? IT COSTS NOTHING TO DO THIS FOR THE TAXPAYERS…HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO REPAIR AND REBUILD ONE…$$$$$$$$$$…MAN-UP..!

Source: California adopts new wetlands rules to protect them from Trump rollbacks

Across the country, a call grows for moratoriums on huge livestock farms | Food and Environment Reporting Network

As the number of massive livestock farms balloons in states like Iowa, Maryland, and Nebraska, communities are scrambling to figure out how to control the pollution and waste produced by thousands…TAKE AWAY THE LAND THEY NEED FOR SPREADING OF THEIR SHIT…WITHOUT YOUR LAND THEY ARE….HISTORY..!

Source: Across the country, a call grows for moratoriums on huge livestock farms | Food and Environment Reporting Network

MPCA releases draft permit, additional environmental review for Daley Farms expansion in Winona County

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) today released its draft permit and estimated greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for the proposed Daley Farms expansion in Winona County…THE FEDERAL CLEAN AIR ACT COVERS…AIR EMISSIONS…SOMETHING THEY DO NOT WANT YOU TO KNOW..! IT’S THE LAW…ENFORCE IT..!!!!

Source: MPCA releases draft permit, additional environmental review for Daley Farms expansion in Winona County

EPA’s New Water Rule a Mockery of Science and the Clean Water Act

The Trump administration’s new Navigable Waters Protection rule removes protections for half of the nation’s wetlands, nearly 20 percent of streams, and goes against all scientific sense…did you expect MORE PROTECTIONS FROM TRUMP…? YOU ARE THE ONES WHO WILL FIX THIS…GET INVOLVED…YOU’RE ALREADY IN THIS FIGHT…IS CLEAN WATER AND AIR IMPORTANT TO YOU…MAN-UP..!

Source: EPA’s New Water Rule a Mockery of Science and the Clean Water Act

Evers pitches $8.5 million plan to a weary dairy industry, but focus on exports won’t solve oversupply problem, farmers say

Dairy farmers are encouraged by the Evers’ focus on the industry but say pricing and the problem of a milk surplus aren’t addressed by his plan…FARMING HAS CREATED THIS POLLUTION ISSUE AND IT WILL GET WORSE…WHY…BECAUSE MORE ANIMALS ARE ON THE WAY..! WE CAN FIX THIS WITHOUT SPENDING A TON OF MONEY…ASK ME HOW..!

Source: Evers pitches $8.5 million plan to a weary dairy industry, but focus on exports won’t solve oversupply problem, farmers say

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