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State Regulation of Animal Feeding Operations: Seven State Summaries

Date Released: 
January 2003
State Regulation of Animal Feeding Operations:  Seven State Summaries

State Regulation of Animal Feeding Operations: Seven State Summaries examines the experiences of seven states that attempted to regulate as "concentrated animal feeding operations" CAFOs under state laws and previous federal regulations. Seven states are analyzed in this report: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Nebraska, and Oregon. The state summaries identify what facilities and operations are regulated, how they are regulated, what regulatory standards apply, and how compliance with standards is monitored and enforced.

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