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Report says Iowa DNR is falling down on regulation of CAFOs

by 5m Editor
20 May 2004, at 12:00am

IOWA - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) lacks the authority and resources to properly regulate the states' livestock operations under the federal Clean Water Act, according to a report released today by the Environmental Integrity Project, a non-profit group. The report alleges that Iowa has failed to regulate thousands of confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs), despite federal laws requiring the state to do so.

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