Iowa congressmen sponsor bill to limit state ag control

Grassley, Ernst, Nunn and Hinson push EATS Act to curb state rules

Kevin Hardy, Stateline
Posted 10/4/23

Earlier this year, Oregon Democrats pushed through state legislation that allows local governments to require setbacks between neighbors and factory farming operations. The law prohibits farms from drawing unlimited amounts of free groundwater and requires farmers to apply for a permit before applying manure to their fields.

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