A coalition of conservation groups announced plans today to file a lawsuit over Agriculture Department approval of a major hog feeding operation at the C&H Hog Farm at Mount Judea near a creek that flows six miles away into the Buffalo National River.
Find the news release on the jump.
The Arkansas Farm Bureau arranged an outing for media to the farm today. The Arkansas Times wasn’t provided a notice. We got a belated invite not long before the event was to begin. Some hogs are reportedly already on the property, but nowhere near the 6,500 eventually planned to supply agri giant Cargill.