Must Read Articles

Below are a list of recent articles that will help give you a background on what is going on with CAFOs in Wisconsin and the issues, health hazards, etc. surrounding them. Articles 1-5 are from a series of articles by Ron Seely recently published in the Wisconsin State Journal published in Madison. Artilces 6 & 7 article are also by Seely and appeared in the WSJ. Article 8 was written by Charles Duhigg and was published in the New York Times.

1. Tracking a rising tide of waste

2. In deciding where farms go, communities find they may have to battle the state

3. Dairy lobbyists shape policy

4. Investigation finds lack of oversight

5. Factory farms nothing like family farms of old

6. Proposed streamlined factory farm permits 'unlikely' to be approved by DNR

7. Treatment of manure garnering farming industry's attention

8. Health Ills Abound as Farm Runoff Fouls Wells

From Fighting Bob, Wacko over CAFOs.

From Families Against Rural Messes, various literature links.

From Peach Bottom Concerned Citizens Group, resource links.

If you run across other articles or information that should be added to this listen, past a link in the COMMENTS section under this post or e-mail the link to our mailbox at stopstcroixcafo@yahoo.com.

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