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Alberta residents battling chicken project


February 1, 2011
By Red Deer Advocate

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chickens01January 25, 2011, Red
Deer, Alta – Ponoka County and a group of concerned residents are lobbying the
Natural Resources Conservation Board to overturn a decision approving a huge
poultry operation near scenic lakes.
January 25, 2011, Red
Deer, Alta – Ponoka County and a group of concerned residents are lobbying the
Natural Resources Conservation Board to overturn a decision approving a huge
poultry operation near scenic lakes.

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Bernice Edwards, a member
of the Friends of the Chain Lakes, fears that allowing the 95,000
broiler-chicken operation to set up next to a wetlands that serves as headwater
to the lakes will put them at risk.

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