Yankton Sioux Tribe hosts meeting on hog farm

The Yankton Sioux Tribe of South Dakota hosted a meeting on a controversial hog farm under construction in Charles Mix County.

Several hundred people attended the meeting, The Yankton Press and Dakotan reported. Many of them were tribal members who oppose the Long View Farm operation, citing impacts on the environment.

At the tribe's request, the owners of the farm didn't attend the meeting. The engineering firm that is building the facility tried to address concerns about the impact of the operation but critics weren't swayed.

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe passed a resolution in support of the Yankton Sioux Tribe's opposition.

Get the Story:
Meeting Addresses Hog Farm (The Yankton Press and Dakotan 4/22)
Foes decry planned hog farm (The Sioux Falls Argus Leader 4/22)
Protesters Back At Hog Farm Today (KELO 4/21)

An Opinion:
Our Opinion: Charles Mix Hog Farm Case Sounds Familiar (The Yankton Press and Dakotan 4/22)

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