Processing hogs requires a tremendous amount of water. Opponents of a new slaughterhouse in the city limits say it will stress supply and raise concerns about the amount and quality of the discharge. Wholestone maintains modern design anticipates potential problems.
Agriculture community perplexed by POET's opposition to Wholestone Farms' plans for pork processing plant in the city. A few farmers writing letters to newspapers to send a message to Jeff Broin, CEO of the biofuels producer, and to the voters.
Opponents of plans to build a pork processing plant in the city wanted city permits rescinded pending the voter's decision. Judge said the issue requires a full trial. Results of election will determine future legal action.