Animal Feedlot Regulation in Minnesota

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Marcia Gelpe

Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Date Written: 1981


Animal feedlots frequently are the subject of dispute between operators and surrounding landowners. In this Article, Professor Gelpe identifies the environmental problems created by animal feedlots and discusses the common-law remedies. In addition, Professor Gelpe provides valuable insights into the application and Interpretation of feedlot regulations recently enacted by Minnesota.

Keywords: nuisance, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, MPCA, land use, agriculture, Minnesota Environmental Policy Act, MEPA, environmental law, NPDES permit

Suggested Citation

Gelpe, Marcia, Animal Feedlot Regulation in Minnesota (1981). William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 7, No. 2, 1981, Available at SSRN:

Marcia Gelpe (Contact Author)

Mitchell Hamline School of Law ( email )

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St. Paul, MN 55105-3076
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