Iowa Public Television


Stories Tagged "CAFO"

Displaying 1 to 9 of 9 results.

FAA Moves Closer To Widespread US Drone Flights

posted on February 15, 2013 at 2:16 PM

The law requires the FAA allow drones wide access to U.S. airspace by 2015. Full Story

Mo.Lawmaker Draws Support For Drone Spy Ban

posted on February 8, 2013 at 1:16 PM

Legislation would outlaw the use of unmanned aircraft to conduct surveillance on individuals or property. Full Story

Animal Producers Question EPA Authority

posted on September 14, 2012 at 4:51 PM

Animal Producers Question EPA Authority
Aerial surveillance of confined feeding operations by the EPA has drawn the ire of several from the field to Capitol Hill. Full Story

Farm bureaus: EPA lawsuit could affect thousands

posted on September 7, 2012 at 11:44 AM

The American Farm Bureau and its West Virginia counterpart say an Environmental Protection Agency move aimed at cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay could set critical legal precedent for their members, so they should be allowed to intervene in an... Full Story

Market to Market (August 31, 2012)

posted on August 31, 2012 at 7:03 PM

Market to Market (August 31, 2012)
Full Program: Hurricane Isaac hits New Orleans seven years to the day after Hurricane Katrina. Promising to get America back on track, Mitt Romney accepts the GOP nomination. A trio of brothers teaches millions about agriculture by showing “how they grow it” in... Full Story

EPA Lacking Information

posted on August 3, 2012 at 2:32 PM

CHICAGO (AP) - A report to Congress in 2008 said the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was failing to regulate pollution from the nation's livestock farms because it lacked information as basic as how many farms existed.  Four years... Full Story

Wisconsin Town Barred From Beefing Up Farm Water Rules

posted on July 13, 2012 at 1:21 PM

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court dealt a blow to environmentalists concerned about water pollution from huge livestock farms Wednesday, when it said communities couldn't set stricter standards than the state. The ruling was... Full Story

Market to Market (March 16, 2012)

posted on March 16, 2012 at 7:43 PM

Market to Market (March 16, 2012)
Full Program: Architects of the next Farm Bill ponder the future of federal risk management programs. Entrepreneurs break ground for one of America's first commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plants. The EPA raises a few eyebrows over its inspections of... Full Story

EPA Ramps Up Aerial Survey's of CAFO's

posted on March 16, 2012 at 6:13 PM

EPA Ramps Up Aerial Survey's of CAFO's
More than one-hundred farmers and ranchers gathered in Nebraska cattle country this week for an informational meeting with regional officials from the Environmental Protection Agency. Full Story

Displaying 1 to 9 of 9 results.