CSU Geospatial Review
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation
The objective of this study is to identify and spatially illustrate the location of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations in California, their proximity to impaired surface waters listed on the US Environmental Protection Agencies (EPAs) 303(d) list and communities defined as “Pollution Burden” (i.e. affected by and vulnerable to multiple pollution sources) by the CA Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) CalEnviroScreen tool.
Alford, Jennifer B. and Perez, Jocelyn, "Geospatial Applications for Identifying Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) and Impaired Streams in California" (2019). Geography and Environmental Studies Faculty Publications. 1.