Request for an Environmental Impact Study

The proposed Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation in Trade Lake Township will likely create health hazards for the population by damaging air and water quality. Other areas with CAFOs have experienced similar outcomes. Many people feel that this area is inappropriate for CAFOs due to extensive wetlands, streams, and rivers that feed the protected St. Croix River. Plus, Trade Lake has only one aquifer and a shallow ground water table. Concerned Citizens want the State of Wisconsin to perform an Environmental Impact Study to determine whether or not Trade Lake Township is the proper location for a CAFO that proposes to spread 9 million gallons of liquid hog manure across 1000+ acres of watershed. If you are concerned about the potential air and water quality effects, please add your name and address below. It will be forwarded, along with the petition, to officials making decisions that will affect the health of you and your family.

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* 1. PETITION TO REQUEST EIS CONCERNING CUMBERLAND, LLC CAFO PROPOSED FOR TRADE LAKE TOWNSHIP

We, the undersigned, request that a comprehensive Environmental Impact Study be completed in accordance with NEPA to ensure the safety and protection of our ground water, air quality, and human health. We believe an Environmental Assessment will be inadequate in representing the cumulative and detrimental effects of the proposed CAFO.
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