Mega-Dairy’s Future in Question After Ruling

Via Wisconsin Rapids Tribune: SARATOGA – An appeals court has blocked key parts of a proposed large-scale dairy farm that has been the subject of controversy for years in central Wisconsin, leaving both sides of the 5-year-old issue wondering what happens next. The owners of the proposed farm, known as Golden Sands, do not have the right … More Mega-Dairy’s Future in Question After Ruling

Appeals Court Blocks Dairy Farm From Using Land

Via Wisconsin Law Journal: MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A state appeals court has blocked plans for a large-scale farm in Wood County after ruling the farm doesn’t have the right to 6,400 acres it wants for crops. Golden Sands Dairy maintains it has agricultural rights to the land because the land was zoned unrestricted when … More Appeals Court Blocks Dairy Farm From Using Land

Appellate Court Rules Against Golden Sands Mega Dairy Farm

Via WPR: The 4th District Court of Appeals has handed a significant setback to the proposed Golden Sands mega-dairy farm in the Wood County Town of Saratoga. The owners of the dairy might appeal the decision to the Wisconsin Supreme Court. The appeals court ruled that although the dairy has the right to put buildings on its land, … More Appellate Court Rules Against Golden Sands Mega Dairy Farm

Earlier Press Coverage

Below are links to earlier news coverage on the proposed Golden Sands Dairy: Plan Would Give Large Dairy Farms More Power in Drafting of Pollution Permits Saratoga Targets Manure Contamination Town of Saratoga Moves to Protect Groundwater Saratoga Board Okays Measures Aimed at Stopping CAFO DNR Weighing Large Dairy Project Town of Saratoga Moves to … More Earlier Press Coverage

PROPOSED CHANGES TO VESTED RIGHTS LAW BENEFIT FEW, DESTRUCTIVE TO MANY

SB464 and AB582 are an attempt to legislatively override local zoning and put the groundwater and thousands of acres of land in a single township at risk SARATOGA, Wis. [January 4, 2016] – A pristine aquifer and thousands of acres of pine forest in one rural Wisconsin township are at risk if a proposal before … More PROPOSED CHANGES TO VESTED RIGHTS LAW BENEFIT FEW, DESTRUCTIVE TO MANY