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This state bill would restrict property owners’ rights to sue nearby farms
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Jon Gonzales spreads herbicide under 3-year-old peach trees on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at Jaemor Farms in Alto. - photo by Nick Bowman
Neighbors could no longer formally complain about the smell of a chicken house, noise of a tractor or any other alleged nuisance on farms in Georgia that have been operating for at least a year under a bill proposed in the state House.