Two years into an investigation of the health problems affecting minority communities near large-scale hog operations, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s civil rights office has written a stern “letter of concern” to state regulators.
By: Lorraine Chow
Esquire Features Food Democracy Now! Co-founder, Niman Ranch Hog Farmer & Sustainable Hero Paul Willis
As I say regularly, I consider myself fortunate to live in Iowa. While the East coast has it's sophistication and the West coast has its laid back attitude, here in the Midwest we have the best of both worlds, especially with friends like Thornton, Iowa hog farmer Paul Willis.