These results indicate that producers applying litter to fields cropped for corn silage will be severely impacted by the P loss assessments mandated by the CAFO
rule if it goes into affect.
Finally, the industry argues that CAFO
pollution already is regulated under other federal regulations and environmental laws, such as the Clean Water Act.
Previous studies have used the hedonic pricing method (HPM) to approach the impact of CAFOs
on property values (Abeles-Allison and Connor 1990; Taff et al.
The logistics of managing CAFO
waste are formidable.
First, a plaintiff could establish that the pathogen that infected him or her had the same biological identity found in the animals at the specific CAFO
that raised the contaminated meat the plaintiff ate.
In 2007, the total number of animals concentrated on CAFOs
in the United States grew to over twenty-eight million.
It's because Cargill and Big Food have monopolized the market by brainwashing the public into believing that cheap CAFO
meat is okay, while controlling nearly all of the meat-processing plants in the country.
Now sitting just upstream from the Buffalo is a feces-generating concentrated animal feeding operation, known as a CAFO
regulatory definition of a CAFO
, embodies the dominant approach to
30) A later Iowa study (31) finds extensive literature documenting acute and chronic respiratory disease and dysfunction among CAFO
workers from exposures to complex mixtures of particulates, gases, and vapors; it concludes that CAFO
air emissions may constitute a public health hazard.
The two groups are asking a Minnesota federal court to bar EPA from releasing further information about livestock farms that are determined to meet the definition of a concentrated animal feeding operation, or CAFO
182) The regulation should be modified to define a bison CAFO
as consisting of a very low number of bison.