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Oklahoma, Cherokee Nation to examine poultry operations

 

September 14, 2018



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A new council will study the expansion of poultry operations in northeastern Oklahoma as some residents in the region complain of pollution from such facilities.

The Coordinating Council on Poultry Growth will be co-chaired by Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture Jim Reese and Cherokee Nation Secretary of Natural Resources Sara Hill, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker announced the council's formation on Wednesday.

Critics of large poultry operations say the study is a good start, but that more must be done to reduce pollution f...



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