Information and Resources
This Natural Resources Defense Council report describes the environmental and public health impacts of pollution generated by factory farms. Includes activist contacts and resources.
Report from the Small Business Advocacy Review Panel on EPA’s planned proposed rule on national pollutant discharge elimination system (NPDES) and effluent limitation guideline (ELG) regulations for concentrated animal feeding operations. (April 7, 2000)
Factsheet explaining which producers are required to obtain permits for animal feeding operations in Wyoming. (Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality/Water Quality Division)
Provides state legislative information along with documents related to state and local government. (Washburn University School of Law)
Links for each state, with current information about farm size, financial status, rural employment, land use, and more. (USDA)
State and Local Government
- County Links for Wyoming
- Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality – Includes air and water quality divisions.
- Wyoming Department of Natural Resources
- Wyoming State Engineer’s Office
- Wyoming Water and Wastewater Program – Information about CAFO regulations from the Department of Environmental Quality.
A Great Plains public-interest law center working as advocates for clean, safe, and healthy communities. They’ve recently release a report titled “Public Heath and Livestock Confinements: Identifying Threats to Human Health” that’s a valuable resource to anyone dealing with the effects of CAFOs in their community.
PRBRC is a grassroots organization of individuals and affiliate groups dedicated to the preservation and enrichment of Wyoming’s agricultural heritage and rural lifestyle, the conservation of Wyoming’s unique natural resources, and the education and empowerment of Wyoming’s citizens through community organizing.