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E-M:/ Nasal Rangers, Iowa DNR


Rangers sniff out odors at big farms

Monday, October 27, 2003 Posted: 8:57 AM EST (1357 GMT)
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- There's a new defense against odors that waft from factory farms. It's the Nasal Rangers -- a group of state employees specially trained to sniff out smells and determine which of them are too stinky.

Their findings will be part of a two-year study to help lawmakers decide if the state needs new standards for air quality, including odor limits, near livestock confinements.

for full article: http://www.cnn.com/2003/US/Midwest/10/27/offbeat.nasal.rangers.ap/index.html