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State Supreme Court rules in favor of CAFOs

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The Missouri Supreme Court issued a ruling in favor of concentrated animal feeding operations, or CAFOs.

The ruling indicates that a state law prohibiting counties from imposing regulations on industrial hog facilities does not violate the Missouri Constitution.

The Missouri General Assembly in 2019 passed a bill prohibiting county CAFO rules that are “inconsistent with or more stringent than” state law or regulation.

Read more from the Missouri Independent.


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