Resources

Clean Water Act issues and factory farms                                                                     Diamond, Danielle J. “Illinois’ Failure to Regulate Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations in Accordance with the Federal Clean Water Act.” Drake J. Agric. L. 11 (2006): 185.

ICCAW Citizen Dedelegation Petition to USEPA regarding Illinois EPA’s Failure to Regulate Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations in Accordance with the Federal Clean Water Act

Schneider, Jordan; Lisa Nikodem and John Rumpler, “Factory Farms, Fouled Waters’ How Industrial Livestock Operations Pollute Illinois Rivers, Lakes and Streams,” Frontier Group and Environment Illinois Research & Education Center (February 2014).

Livestock facility siting in Illinois                                                                             Cronauer, C. Nicholas, Flushing Out the Illinois Livestock Management Facilities Act, Valparaiso Univ. L. Rev., 45:2 (2011), 637.

Ashwood, Loka; ​Danielle Diamond​, ​Kendall Thu​, “​Where’s the Farmer? Limiting Liability in Midwestern Industrial Hog Production​,” Rural Sociology​ (2014) 79:1 (version of record online: 10 OCT 2013).

Factory farms and property value decline
Cronauer, Charles and Vermont Law School, Property Assessment Appeals for Homes Near Factory Farms, Illinois Guide (2014).

Community organizing
Socially Responsible Agriculture Project’s Guide to Confronting a Factory Farm

Guide to The Open Meetings
http://www.citizenadvocacycenter.org/uploads/8/8/4/0/8840743/journalist_guide_to_the_open_meetings_act_and_first_amendment.pdf

Environment Illinois
Factory Farms, Fouled Waters, How Industrial Livestock Operations Pollute Illinois Rivers, Lakes and Streams, 32 page report