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What does AFO stand for?

AFO stands for Animal Feeding Operation(s)

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It is commonly recommended that people planning to build a new animal feeding operation or expand an existing one visit with neighbors to let them know what is being planned, including why and how odors will be managed.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] As Animal Factory points out, these hog operations--concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs)--have "far too many animals per acre to absorb the waste.
Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a rule designed to protect the nation's water quality by requiring concentrated animal feeding operations to safely manage manure.
Scholars and practitioners of environmental law explore such aspects as the limits of statutory law and the wisdom of the common law, global warming as the ultimate public nuisance, perchloroethylene manufacturers pay to get their product out of public drinking water, and concentrated animal feeding operations and the common law.
Topics examined include cruise ship pollution, MTBE in gasoline, EPA regulation of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), and EPA's response to the Waterkeeper Alliance court decision on regulation of CAFOs.