Category Archives: Factory Farms (CAFOs)

Factory Farming Is Killing The Planet

Watch the Thom Hartmann program live on YouTube M-F 11-2 central. Here Thom talks with a caller about the environmental damage done by factory farming.  

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Two Factory Farms Denied In Cerro Gordo And Mitchell County

Here is a note from CCI, Citizens for Community Improvement: This week, we had some tremendous victories to put People & Planet before factory farm polluters! Here are some exciting updates to brighten your day. 88 counties in Iowa passed … Continue reading

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Action Alert: DNR Factory Farm Rules Review

Action Alert from Iowa Citizens for Commuinity Improvement (CCI) The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reviews factory farm rules once every five years. This is our chance to strengthen the rules and hold factory farms accountable! We need YOU … Continue reading

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Did Mason City Councilors Conceal Information From Citizens Re: Prestage Slaughterhouse Project?

Action Alert From CCI: CCI members reviewed and released 218 documents obtained through Freedom of Information Act request regarding proposed Prestage slaughterhouse Des Moines, IA. Members of Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (CCI) are demanding that the Mason City City … Continue reading

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Bill Stowe, An Iowa Hero

“We are in a water crisis in this state… We have sold our souls to the devil..”  

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Factory Farms (CAFOs) Destroy Communities

Visit sraproject.org Factory farms, officially called Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs), make the worst possible neighbors. People forced to live close to CAFOs often report becoming sick from toxic gases produced by decomposing animal waste. They can’t even enjoy their … Continue reading

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The Real And True Consequences Of CAFOs

This letter to the editor of a local Iowa newspaper will blow you away. https://www.waukonstandard.com/articles/2016/04/06/letter-editor-health-concerns-regarding-proposed-cafo-swine-allamakee-county To the Editor: The proposal by Reicks Farms for the Confinement Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) filled with swine to be built in Allamakee County on … Continue reading

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Act Now To Stop Proposed 7,499 Hog CAFO In Allamakee County

*Note from BFIA: This petition is not available online. To sign a hard copy of this petition, see instructions below. Action alert from Allamakee County Protectors: Allamakee County is faced with another challenge! There is a large confined animal feed … Continue reading

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Spy Drones Expose The Horrors Of Factory Farms

The Citizen Drone Project – directed by Speciesism: The Movie filmmaker Mark Devries – uses spy drones to expose the hidden practices of companies that are putting the health and lives of everyday citizens in danger. Its debut investigation, Spy … Continue reading

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Public Meeting Needed On Hog Processing Plant

Here is a letter to the editor of the Mason City Globe Gazette that needs to be read by every Iowan. globegazette.com by Chris Peterson As many know, there is a proposal in the works for a large-scale meatpacking plant … Continue reading

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