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Iowa DNR reviews new manure plan for Supreme Beef feedlot


August 15, 2023  by Erin Jordan | The Gazette

An 11,600-head cattle feedlot near Monona is again seeking a permit to dispose of manure after a judge threw out a previous plan.

A half-dozen people — some who have opposed Supreme Beef’s plans since 2017 — spoke against the feedlot’s new proposed nutrient management plan at a virtual public hearing attended by nearly 40 people Tuesday.

Opponents raised many of the same concerns, including inaccurate manure calculations, an earthen basin in porous topography and the risk of runoff into a treasured trout stream. | READ MORE

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