It is good to have national CAFO
attention. The Dutch Friends of the Earth and others have been fighting CAFOs in
The Netherlands (perhaps why more are coming to the
Successes Friends of
Environmental actions rarely achieve quick results. It often takes years before businesses or governments recognise a problem and take action to solve it. For example it took fifteen years of protest to stop plans to reclaim land in the Markerwaard or to get the nuclear power plant in Dodewaard to shut down. Luckily there are also examples of battles that were won more quickly.