HOG CAFO UPDATE: LAKETOWN

Please Attend! Laketown Board of Supervisors Meeting November 23, 2021 7:00 pm Cushing Community Center 2510 241st Street Cushing, WI 54006 TOWN PARTNERSHIP LARGE LIVESTOCK ORDINANCE PRESENTATION Corporate hog factory farms are trying to build in Laketown! They’ve...

CUMBERLAND TRYS AGAIN

CUMBERLAND FILES WETLAND PERMIT For what it’s worth, Cumberland LLC has refiled it’s wetland documentation, presumably to avoid the cost of reconfiguring it’s buildings to avoid the wetland. Feel free to sort through the documents. Just keeping you...

MORATORIUM EXTENDED IN TRADE LAKE TOWNSHIP MEETING

While the CAFO MORATORIUM was extended till the end of 2022, the rest of the CAFO related agenda items remain in limbo. The Township is waiting for Burnett County to make decisions concerning zoning. The EIS is dependent on whether or not the zoning changes are made....

Standing Up for Outstanding Waters: A CAFO Update.

Standing Up for Outstanding Waters: A CAFO Update. From Deb Ryun, Wild River Conservancy Cumberland LLC has applied for a permit to build a Confined Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) for hogs, near Trade Lake, in Burnett County, WI. It’s estimated that this hog factory...

THE RIGHT TO FARM DOES NOT MEAN THE RIGHT TO HARM

WISCONSIN FARMERS UNION ON CAFOS, POLK, BURNETT AND BEYOND This is the newsletter of the Wisconsin Farmers Union which makes some interesting reading. The article on pages 21-24 concerns concentrated animal feeding operations in both Polk and Burnett Counties. It...

WHERE’S ANDERSON?

Trade Lake, Laketown, Eureka, Bone Lake, Luck and now Sterling Townships have joined the Consortium to create an Operations Ordinance to protect their families. CAFOs are notorious for fouling the air and drinking water resources wherever they land. Yet, that’s...

361 UNIQUE SIGNATURES ON THE PETITION

PETITION HAS 361 UNIQUE SIGNATURES The Petition to rezone property in Trade Lake Township currently zoned A Exclusive Agriculture to A2 Agriculture-Residential was received by the Trade Lake Town Board and has been forwarded to the Town Attorney for further review....