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WI’s livestock siting law to go before Supreme Court


September 13, 2011
By The Capital Times

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September 6, 2011,
Madison, WI – A long-running battle between the residents of one Rock County
community and the reach of big dairy will come to a head September 7 when the
first case to test Wisconsin’s livestock siting law will be heard before the
state Supreme Court.
September 6, 2011,
Madison, WI – A long-running battle between the residents of one Rock County
community and the reach of big dairy will come to a head September 7 when the
first case to test Wisconsin’s livestock siting law will be heard before the WI Supreme Court.

The law, which was
approved in 2004 under former Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle and a
Republican-controlled Legislature, for the first time outlined state standards
for location, odor and air emissions, manure spreading and storage, and runoff
management for new farms of all sizes or those that are looking to expand.

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