concentrated animal feeding operations

concentrated animal feeding operations

, confined animal feeding operations,

CAFO

Industrial-scale livestock production in which a large number of chickens, cows, pigs, or other animals are confined in a local area for food production. CAFOs produce a variety of by-products that may impact environmental health, including large quantities of manure and associated gases, which affect air, soil, and water quality. They provide potential breeding grounds for diseases that may spread from animals to humans. Antibiotics used in these operations have been linked to the development of antibiotic resistance in bacteria.
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Under the exemption, the nations largest pig confinements, egg and dairy operations, chicken and turkey production facilities, and cattle feeding operations known as concentrated animal feeding operations or CAFOswould be exempt from reporting hazardous releases of ammonia, hydrogen sulfide, and other toxic air pollutants.
Stoner said concentrated animal feeding operations don't always need to produce noise, smells or environmental contaminants.
Since I believe it's better for me and the planet, I only consume grass-fed, grass-finished ground beef (organic if I can find it) and there are good reasons: concentrated animal feeding operations.
In this position, I inspected and issued manure discharge permits to concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOS) just like the one I had previously worked for.
Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, former Oklahoma attorney general, has said he has no desire to pursue enforcing regulations on concentrated animal feeding operations. Not only the EPA enforces the law, Yager said.
1, makes it a crime to operate a drone over "concentrated animal feeding operations," as well as telecommunication facilities and certain oil and gas facilities.
Industrial farms discovered the efficiencies of feeding large amounts of grain to animals raised in concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) to produce slaughter-weight animals in a shorter amount of time.
Non-organic dairy comes from the milk of animals that have been raised in concentrated animal feeding operations. There is concern over these animals being regularly given pharmaceuticals such as man-made hormones that induce milk production.
(5) The EPA also designates certain AFOs as concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) based on the confinement of large numbers of animals and the pollutant discharge.
EPA drops proposed CAFO pollutant guidance: The Environmental Protection Agency has withdrawn a proposed guidance on permitting obligations of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) that discharge pollutants.

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