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25 Years Ago

DEP Hold Meeting

Herald of July 23, 1998

The Department of Environmental Protection held a meeting in the Northern Bedford high School auditorium to hear citizens’ views on a proposed state strategy aimed at controlling pollution from concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). A CAFO was defined as an operation that housed approximately 700 dairy cattle or 2,500 swine. Attendees questioned the details of the plan and voiced concerns that the regulations would not be enforced.

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