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18 years and counting: EPA still has no method for measuring CAFO air pollution

When gases from large livestock facilities overwhelm communities, the health impacts can be severe.  Children at schools near concentrated animal feeding operations, or CAFOs, are more likely to experience asthma. Exposure to ammonia and hydrogen sulfide — both emitted in large quantities by CAFOs — can lead to chronic respiratory issues, and in some cases, […]