State proposes tighter factory farm regulations to control pollution

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) has announced the state‚Äôs new revised five-year general permit for factory farms, also known as Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs). Because factory farms raise so many animals in one area, agricultural pollution from animal waste is often a problem. Excessive nutrient pollution and runoff from … Continue reading State proposes tighter factory farm regulations to control pollution