Tag Archives: iowa factory farms

Is Your Community About To Be Corporate Factory-Farmed? Find Out About “Rights-Based” Organizing

If your community is going to be “hydro-fracked, factory-farmed, used as a dumping ground for sewage sludge, drilled for corporate water withdrawals, used as a laboratory for genetically modified seeds; used for a transmission line, pipeline, or other energy project … Continue reading

Posted in Calls to Action, Environment Iowa, Local Control | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

5,600 Head Factory Farm Permit Denied In Linn County

“We will not tolerate any more factory farms in our community,” said Regina Behmlander, a CCI member from Center Point who has helped galvanize community opposition to the proposal.  “We will continue to fight any attempt by any party to … Continue reading

Posted in Farming | Tagged , , , ,

Is It Possible To Fight Factory Farming And Retain “Iowa Nice”?

Say what you will about CCI, there is no other grassroots group that we know of fighting factory farms in Iowa.   Iowacci.org The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR)  issued a formal response yesterday to a July investigative report by … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Farming | Tagged , , , , , , , ,