As you know, large factory farms have sought to set up concentrated animal feeding operations near Roaring River State Park, Arrow Rock and Battle of Athens State Historic Site. Such factory farms confine thousands of animals in close quarters, and, understandably, their waste byproducts emit foul odors. In Missouri’s recent past, some factory farm waste containment systems have failed, spilling waste that pollutes streams.
Missouri should protect its parks from smelly farms
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