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…Public Health is being talked about more and more…IT MATTERS..!

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

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Commissioners delay decision on proposed CAFO regulations

WARRENSBURG – Opponents of a proposed local ordinance regulating confined animal feeding operations in Johnson County urged county commissioners and health officials on Thursday, Oct. 11, to delay…I believe, getting your HEALTH DEPT. involved is a really good idea…HUMAN HEALTH TRUMPS somebodies bottom line $$$$…what do you think…?

Source: Commissioners delay decision on proposed CAFO regulations

Industrial Hog Farm Protest Gains Momentum

 

Despite bad weather that produced a tornado warning in nearby Altus last Tuesday, a standing room only crowd packed the community center in Denning to attend a Citizens Against AR River Valley Hog “Farm” (CAFO) meeting.AR House Representative Sarah Capp said she and AR Senator Gary Stubblefield were both firmly against Coon Tree Farm building a 10,000+ industrial hog farrowing operation in Alix. In July, Coon Tree farm applied for CAFO (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation) permit…I ask…citizens united and protecting their families…across the country…this is happening…GOOD IDEA..!

Source: Industrial Hog Farm Protest Gains Momentum

Cayuga County CAFO farmers say unity, not blame, needed to protect water

AURELIUS — Jon and Julie Patterson are the sixth generation of their family to work the land at Patterson Farms, an approximately 1,400 cow dairy farm that straddles the border….I ASK…SHOULD WE BE TESTING THE WATER…CREEKS…STREAMS…THAT NMP WAS WRITTEN FOR THE FARM…MAYBE NOT SO MUCH FOR YOU AND ME…?

Source: Cayuga County CAFO farmers say unity, not blame, needed to protect water

 

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

 

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