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The Latest On: CAFO

January 9, 2013 | Case

Challenging Ammonia Emissions from an Industrial Egg Farm

Earthjustice is representing groups in efforts to clean up ammonia pollution from a massive industrial chicken operation. Rose Acre’s Hyde County facility, the largest industrial egg farm in North Carolina.

December 11, 2012 | Article

W. Virginia Factory Farm Seeks Right To Pollute

Recently the EPA ordered an industrial animal factory in West Virginia to clean up massive amounts of chicken manure and other pollution lying around the ground, lest they end up in local streams after it rains.

August 17, 2012 | Audio

The Environmental Beef With Industrial Ag

Attorney Marianne Engelman Lado discusses her work to defend North Carolina's right to regulate ammonia pollution from confined animal feeding operations, commonly called CAFOs.

April 13, 2012 | Article

Farmworkers Savor Sweet Taste of Victory

In March of 2012, the maker of methyl iodide took the chemical off the market, less than a year after Earthjustice sued to protect strawberry field workers from the deadly pesticide. This means that those who labor on our behalf can themselves enjoy the fruits of their labor without fear of crippling or even fatal results.

January 25, 2011 | Article

Monday Reads: The Pigs and Toilets Edition

As anyone who has been lucky enough to pass by a factory farm can attest, Confined Animal Factory Operations (or CAFOs) bring a certain...fragrance to the surrounding environs.

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