Posts Tagged ‘ DEQ ’

Group asks court to stop pig farm construction.

November 15, 2018

Group asks court to stop pig farm construction. #OceanaCountyNews By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. CLAYBANKS TOWNSHIP — Opponents to a pig farm are seeking a decision from the Muskegon County Circuit Court to stop construction of a new swine operation located southwest of Rothbury. Flower Creek Swine, LLC will be located in a zoned agricultural area on West Flower Road off…

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DEQ OKs pig operation amid public fuming.

May 11, 2018

DEQ OKs pig operation amid public fuming. #FlowerCreekSwine By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. CLAYBANKS TOWNSHIP — A controversial swine operation to be constructed on Flower Road near 56th Avenue in southern Oceana County got the thumb’s up from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Thursday, May 10, by issuing a permit that takes effect June 1. Operating as Flower Creek Swine…

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Pig ‘factory’ draws major opposition.

January 10, 2018

Pig ‘factory’ draws major opposition. #OceanaCountyNews By Allison Scarbrough. Editor. MONTAGUE — Emotions ran high at the Montague High School auditorium Wednesday evening, Jan. 10, during a Department of Environmental Quality public hearing concerning a proposed large-scale swine farm in Claybanks Township. Approximately 200 people attended the meeting, speaking out strongly in opposition to the operation that poses potential environmental…

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Residents raise stink over proposed pig farm.

November 30, 2017

Owner says operation is environmentally safe. #OceanaCountyNews By Allison Scarbrough. Editor. CLAYBANKS TOWNSHIP — A proposed Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) that will house 4,000 swine has some residents in southern Oceana County and northern Muskegon County speaking out against it due to environmental concerns, but the facility owner says the operation will not harm the environment. The proposed CAFO…

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