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EPA Sued Over Pullback of CAFO Rules

Five groups charged the Environmental Protection Agency lacked the authority to pull a proposed rule designed to gather basic information to police manure discharges into waterways from large livestock and poultry operations known as concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFO). The Center for Food Safety, Food & Water Watch, Humane Society of the United States, Environmental Integrity Project and Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement filed suit today in the US District Court for the District of Columbia (link for details).



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