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[s7] MEDIA ADVISORY: Hershman Encourages Local Farmers to Attend IDEM Meeting

STATEHOUSE (April 5, 2012) — State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Buck Creek) encourages area farmers to attend a local open house hosted by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) on Monday, April 9.

 

Hershman said IDEM is holding the public meeting to answer questions from area Hoosier farmers who own Confined Feeding Operations (CFO) or Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) and will be affected by new confined feeding regulations.

 

WHO: IDEM staff members and local farmers

 

WHAT: Public open house to discuss new IDEM regulations for CFOs and CAFOs

 

WHEN: Monday, April 9, 2-8 p.m.

 

WHERE: Carroll County 4-H Building
               102 Fourth, Flora, IN 46929
               (East side of Flora on SR 18)

 

For more information on the open house, visit http://www.in.gov/idem/5389.htm. New rules and regulations can be found at http://www.in.gov/legislative/iac/20120307-IR-327090213FRA.xml.pdf or http://www.in.gov/legislative/iac/20120307-IR-327090615FRA.xml.pdf.