Environmental Permit Issued for Rose Acre Arizona Facility


The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued a Class II Air Quality permit for Rose Acre Farms’ Lone Cactus Egg Farm and Feed Terminal located near Bouse, AZ. The permit extends to mid-November 2023. The report accompanying the permit noted “Rose Acre Farms has met all the applicable requirements under both State and Federal law for the Department to issue the air quality permit.”

Concerns expressed by local residents included odors, the use of pesticides and dust. Rose Acre Farms will operate a manure drying system, and dust will be monitored by the Department.

Pesticides are regulated by the Arizona Department of Agriculture and the La Paz County Health Department.