Concentrated animal feeding operations, or CAFOs, are areas the place livestock are stored and fed indoors.  One cow will produce 20 instances the waste as a human and large-scale operations have hundreds of those animals.  The liquified waste is stored in swimming pools, sprayed on the land, and in the end runs off into the waters.  That contributes to phospherous overload and the event of algal blooms.  Pam Taylor is a Analysis Coordinator for the Environmentally Involved Residents of South-Central Michigan (ECCSCM) and discusses the problems and work towards higher practices with WEMU’s David Truthful and Michigan League of Conservation Voters govt director Lisa Wozniak on this month’s “1st Friday Deal with the Setting.”

Lisa’s profession spans over twenty years of environmental and conservation advocacy within the political area.  She is a nationally- acknowledged knowledgeable in non-profit progress and administration and a pacesetter in Nice Lakes protections.  Lisa is a three-time graduate from the College of Michigan, with a Bachelors Diploma and two ensuing Masters Levels in Social Work and Schooling.

Lisa serves a co-host and content material companion in 89.1 WEMU’s ‘1st Friday Deal with the Setting.’

About Pam Taylor

Pam’s household has a deep background in agriculture and has been farming rural Lenawee County on Michigan’s southern border since 1837.  She is a retired faculty instructor who now, after seeing the injury to our water from manufacturing unit farms, volunteers for Environmental Involved Residents of South Central Michigan full time.  Pam is usually cited in information tales and reviews as an knowledgeable on CAFOs from her analysis and work with ECCSCM. 



Environmentally Involved Residents of South Central Michigan 

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