CAFOs/Water Quality Forum
Monday, November 20, 6:00 – 7:45 pm
Cedar Rapids Public Library, Whipple Auditorium
450 5th Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, IOWA
All are invited to this free event.
Discussion and Q&A related to expansion of large livestock facilities in Iowa and implications for water quality
PANELISTS — COVERING PROBLEMS and SOLUTIONS
Senator David Johnson, Independent State Senator and Co-author of 15-year-old Iowa CAFO Master Matrix
Monte Marti, CAFO at family farm, Village Creek, Allamakee County,Iowa Environmental Council Board Member
Larry Stone, Clayton County Author and Retired Des Moines Register Outdoor Writer on combined CAFO/Walz Energy facility on Bloody Run Creek in Clayton County
Jess Mazour, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Organizer
Gene Tinker, Iowa expert on CAFO “Master Matrix,” former Iowa Department of Natural Resources staff
Chris Petersen, Board Member, Iowa Farmers Union and consultant, Socially Responsible Agricultural Project
Steve Falck, Environmental Law & Policy Center, Legislative Update
Moderator: Kevin W. Techau, Scheldrup Blades Law Firm, Cedar Rapids, former U.S. Attorney for Northern District of Iowa.
Sponsored by: Kevin W. Techau, Scheldrup Blades Law Firm, Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Omaha
For more information email Kevin W. Techau.