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Environmental groups petition moratorium on new poultry permitting

FSA and SBA asked to review environmental, animal welfare and public health impacts of proposed poultry facilities in northeastern Arkansas.

The Animal Legal Defense Fund, along with the Arkansas Rights Koalition and the Center for Biological Diversity, petitioned two federal agencies to review the environmental, animal welfare and public health impacts of a number of rapidly expanding animal agriculture operations in what they see as an “ecologically pristine” area of northeastern Arkansas. The petition calls for an immediate moratorium on federal loans for construction of large chicken farms pending an area-wide revi

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