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‘Loss of opportunity’ lamented in Hansen County dairy

September 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Ag Secretary Walt Bones says failed proposal held big potential.

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Foes: Planned dairy in Hanson County drops effort for water permit

September 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic

ALEXANDRIA Opponents of a proposed 7,000-head dairy in Hanson County say the dairy’s developers have withdrawn their application for a water permit, essentially bringing the more than five-year-old project back to square one.
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Dairy opponents seek to move hearing

August 31, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Group wants water permit issue heard by Office of Hearing Examiners, not water board.
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Hanson dairy permits hang in balance

August 1, 2012 in The Daily Republic

ALEXANDRIA A Hanson County official testified Tuesday that she knew building permits issued to a proposed 7,000-head dairy were kept valid beyond deadlines allowed in the county’s ordinances.
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Water at center of Hanson County dairy fight

April 20, 2012 in The Daily Republic

A judge remanded the permit application to the state Water Management Board, but the board cannot formally re-evaluate the permit until all court proceedings such as an appeal are ended. Continue Reading

Judge rejects controversial dairy’s water permit

April 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic

ALEXANDRIA District Judge Sean O’Brien on Wednesday reversed a decision to grant a state water permit to the developer of a proposed 7,000-head dairy in Hanson County. Continue Reading

Hanson County dairy opponents attack water permit in court

March 24, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Lawyer: Notices were improper, aquifer research insufficient.

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Dairy opponents win court victory

February 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Judge orders county to cancel permits or appear for hearing to explain actions. Continue Reading

Hanson Co. dairy group to meet Wednesday

January 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic

ALEXANDRIA The Concerned Citizens of Hanson County will hold a public meeting at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the Hanson County Courthouse, Alexandria. Continue Reading

Dairy critics commit to new lawsuit

December 22, 2011 in The Daily Republic

ALEXANDRIA Critics of the proposed 7,000-head dairy in Hanson County now say they have no choice but to file a lawsuit against the Hanson County Planning and Zoning Commission.
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