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Hearing slated for expanding swine facility

Published: Thursday, June 19, 2014 1:33 p.m. CST • Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014 1:35 p.m. CST

The Union County Board of Supervisors will have a public hearing July 7 at 10 a.m. for an expanding swine facility in section 33 of New Hope Township in Union County. Owner Mike Taylor is proposing a new 2,480 head deep pit swine finisher confinement building at an existing swine confinement site. Written comments may be submitted to the auditor’s office until 4 p.m. July 3.

Supervisors recently approved an expanding swine facility in April at Rockin G Ranch site in section 6 of the Spaulding Township, which is owned by Justin Geidel. The site scored a 520 on the master matrix.

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