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Local Groups Urge EPA to Protect Watershed from CAFO’s

Regional Groups Urge U.S. EPA to address CAFO-related impacts to the Western Lake Erie Watershed Today, a coalition of 30 environmental, farm, grass-roots and other organizations sent the attached letter to U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy asking her to initiate urgent protective actions for Lake Erie, including declaring the western basin an impaired watershed. These […]

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CAFO Alert: HEC Hosting Workshop for Residents of Blackford, Jay & Randolph

Hoosier Environmental Council to Host Feb. 22nd Workshop to Help Residents Address CAFO Air and Water Concerns in Blackford, Jay, and Randolph Counties Hartford City, IN – There are a number of confined feeding operations (CAFOs/CFOs) in eastern Indiana, especially within Jay, Randolph, and Blackford counties.  These confined feeding operations are raising serious concerns for […]