Tag Archives: CAFO

722 To 45,000: CAFOs And Candidates

CCI (Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement),  is leading the fight to do something about Iowa’s CAFO problem.  CCI is taking advantage of the Democratic presidential candidates’ presence in Iowa by lining up CAFO tours.  This is a great idea to … Continue reading

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Iowa Water Quality Public Hearings This Week

Here’s a note from CCI: The rule passed by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) two weeks ago brings Iowa closer into compliance with the Clean Water Act for the first time ever. But, it can be stronger, and … Continue reading

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Union County Says No To Another Factory Farm

Radio Iowa The Union County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Monday to recommend that the Iowa Department of Natural Resources deny permits for two proposed 5,000 head hog farms. CCI state policy director, Adam Mason, says the Union County vote … Continue reading

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