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Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Apr 8, 2013 09:37 AM CDT

Some Missouri lawmakers hope the state is among the first to protect farmers and other landowners from aerial surveillance either by unmanned drones or airplanes, as the Missouri House passed a bill last week that requires a warrant before surveillance can take place.

As of February there were at least 12 states working on similar measures following controversy that arose when news surfaced last year that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was using planes to look for potential Clean Water Act violations at large feedlot operations in the Midwest including in Nebraska and Iowa.

In June 2012 the Nebraska Congressional ...

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