Doughty Addresses City Council On CAFO’s

A representative of Poosey Neighbors United, Doug Doughty, addressed the Chillicothe City Council Monday in the public comment portion of the meeting.  Doughty talked about the proposed CAFO.  He talked about the number of buildings and their size, the fact that some buildings would have manure pits beneath them and health risks associated with the animals and manure. Doughty also […]

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CAFO PLans Changing by Company

There is a new development in the attempt to bring a CAFO or Confined Animal Feeding Operation to the Livingston County area. Livingston County Presiding Commissioner Ed Douglas says the public hearing scheduled for Tuesday, September 15th has been canceled, but the issue is not over. The original application by United Hog Farms was made in February and approved by […]

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Public Hearing On CAFO Will Be After Labor Day

A public hearing for the United Hog Systems. LLC Z-8 Sow Farm’s request for a permit to operate a Confined Animal Feeding Operation or CAFO, will be held after the Labor Day holiday.  Presiding Commissioner Ed Douglas says the Livingston county Commission met Thursday and discussed the application and complaints. Douglas says the Poosey group that opposes the CAFO application […]

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CAFO On Livingston Co. Commission Thursday Agenda

The Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation planned for northwest Livingston County will be discussed at Thursday’s Livingston county Commission Meeting. The Commissioners meet Thursday at 9:30 am in the Commission room.  At 10:00 am, the commissioners will have a phone conference with Attorney Mark White about the CAFO Application. An executive session is planned to begin at 11:00 am to handle […]

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E911 & CAFO On County Commission Agenda

The Livingston County Commission will attend an E911 meeting and have discussions on a CAFO application when they meet next week.  The commissioners are meeting Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 am in the Commission Room of the Courthouse. Tuesday at 10:00 am, they will attend the e911 Meeting at Chillicothe City Hall.  At 11:30, they will meet with the Nuisance […]

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Group Files Appeal On CAFO Permit

An appeal has been filed in the DNR’s issuing of an operating permit for the CAFO – Z-8 Sow Farm in northwest Livingston County.  A community group called Poosey Neighbors United, LLC filed with the Missouri Administrative Hearing Commission.  They will conduct the hearing and make a recommendation to the Clean Water Commission or CWC. Poosey Neighbors United is claiming […]

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DNR Approves Operating Permit For Livingston County CAFO

A company wanting to operate a large hog operation in the northwest part of Livingston County is another step closer to approval.  United Hog Systems, LLC Z-8 Sow Farm received the operating approval from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources of DNR.  Livingston County Commissioner Ed Douglas released this statement about the letter. The County Commission has not issued a […]

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