CAFO Explosion, Ames Development, Chinese "Gala"

Jess Mazour of Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement reviews developments in Iowa's hog industry and factory farm regulation. Six new CAFOs are proposed for Webster County, and the state EPC has weakened rules governing hog operations.

Kelly Diekmann, director of Ames Planning and Housing Department, and Carlton Basmajian, associate professor and director of graduate education in ISU's Community and Regional Planning Department and member of Ames Planning and Zoning Commission, share different perspectives on new developments in Ames.

Jingtao Wang, Vice Principle of the Chinese Language Academy, and Ling Li, an instructor there, describe the Chinese "Gala" planned for 2:00 PM October 30 at the Ames Public Library, "Let's Experience China".

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