Information and Resources

America’s Animal Factories: How States Fail to Prevent Pollution from Livestock Waste

This Natural Resources Defense Council report describes the environmental and public health impacts of pollution generated by factory farms. Includes activist contacts and resources.

A Discussion of the Likely Economic Impacts Of The Proposed Iron County Agricultural Ordinance

A thorough analysis of the economic impact of CAFOs in Iron County, Utah (Bill Weida, February 12, 2001).

State Information

Provides state legislative information along with documents related to state and local government. (Washburn University School of Law)

US Farms – State Fact Sheets

Links for each state, with current information about farm size, financial status, rural employment, land use, and more. (USDA)

The Utah CAFO Strategy

A Utah strategy to address water pollution from Animal Feeding Operations. Prepared by the Utah CAFO Advisory Committee.

State and Local Government


Administrative Code R317-6

Groundwater Quality Protection