STINK ABOUT IT
More and more people are becoming aware of the massive damage being done by factory farms, and more are fighting the all-powerful corporations who are blighting our world with them. This $33 million award in a "pork nuisance suit" is not as rare as it seems: across the country, and across the world, neighbors are banding together to stop the installation of large confined-animal operations. After one too many complaints that animal feces are destroying peoples' quality of life in multiple ways, the EPA has finally promised to get tough on factory farms' pollution in compliance with the Clean Water Act. But some observers are skeptical, pointing out that, as Reuters puts it "Manure Curbs Don't Go Far Enough." Time will tell, right?