Show Your Support for a Statewide Moratorium on the Construction and Expansion of Industrial-Sized Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations in Wisconsin
With the support of various conservation groups and individuals, the Sustain Rural Wisconsin Network is leading action and unity against attacks on our natural resources.
As Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) have increased across the Wisconsin landscape from 50 facilities in the year 2000 to over 300 in 2016, it is more necessary than ever to put a stop to the Construction and Expansion of Industrial-Sized Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations in Wisconsin. Along with the increase of CAFOs, degradation of our Wisconsin landscape and waterways have become more apparent and is an issue concerning all Wisconsin citizens. It is time for all Wisconsin’s governing bodies to put the health, welfare, and safety of their constituents first by enacting policy and ordinances to protect their communities and residents.
Please encourage your local Town boards, County Boards, and any organization you are a part of to join us in supporting a Statewide CAFO Moratorium.
More information can be found here.
Please share widely.
Ways to share and be involved:
1. Take this resolution in support of a CAFO moratorium to your town boards, county boards and city councils and ask them to pass it: https://sustainruralwisconsin.org/resolution-in-support-of…/
2. Are you a County Board Supervisor, a City Councillor or a member of an organization? Consider becoming a co-sponsor of our moratorium request. Sign up here: https://sustainruralwisconsin.org/support-the-moratorium-s…/
3. Are you a citizen who thinks a CAFO moratorium is a good idea? Sign our petition: https://sustainruralwisconsin.org/sign-our-petition-in-sup…/
4. For additional ideas, check out the SRWN's advocate for a moratorium page: https://sustainruralwisconsin.org/advocate-for-a-cafo-mora…/
Check out SRWN's fact sheet: https://sustainruralwisconsin.org/fact-sheet/ for more information
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