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County in Indiana trying to pass CAFO moratorium


August 19, 2008  by Marg Land

pigs03August 19, 2008, Muncie, Ind. –
Commissioners in Indiana’s Delaware County are working to pass a
moratorium halting the construction of new concentrated animal feeding
operations (CAFOs).

August 19, 2008, Muncie, Ind. – Commissioners in Indiana’s Delaware County are working to pass a moratorium halting the construction of new concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs).

pigs03The moratorium passed first reading August 18 and faces a final vote September 2.

According to an article in the Star Press, commissioners have been trying to pass a CAFO regulation in the county since 2005. Frustrated with a lack of action by the county’s planning commission, they decided to bring forward a moratorium instead.

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