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Environmentalists Fear EPA Will Exempt All AFOs From Emissions Reports

November 10, 2017
Environmentalists are warning a federal appeals court that EPA is seeking to create a legal loophole to essentially exempt all animal feeding operations (AFOs) from certain federal hazardous substance reporting requirements, which would partially nullify an April ruling from the court that requires thousands of smaller AFOs to report for the first time. In a Nov. 9 legal filing in Waterkeeper Alliance, et al. v. EPA , environmentalists warn the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit...

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