A new bill, SB 130, was signed into law by Utah Governor Spencer Cox. The bill requires counties to identify at least one area where new concentrated agricultural feeding operations (CAFOs) could be located, unless the county demonstrates that this is not feasible due to population density or population density relative to the amount of private land within the county.
This article appeared in the May 2021 issue of Journal of Nutrient Management on page 5. Not a subscriber? Click to get the print magazine.