The Laramie County Board of Commissioners voted to ease up on a long-standing requirement for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO). Previously, CAFOs wanting to locate in the Wyoming county had to get permission from all landowners within a three-mile radius of their farm.
Now, after months of debate, it has been decided that any CAFO looking to build in the county will only need permission from neighbors within a one-mile radius. This change matches the current state statute.
This article appeared in the May 2020 issue of Journal of Nutrient Management on page 4.
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