EPA Plans To Revise Or Scrap Farm Emissions Air Reporting Exemption

November 24, 2021
EPA intends to revise or scrap entirely the Trump administration’s rule exempting thousands of intensive animal-rearing farms from air emissions reporting under community right-to-know law, asking a court to remand the regulation without vacatur during a coming reconsideration, as environmentalists raise pressure to curb emissions from the sector. In a Nov. 23 filing with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in Rural Empowerment Association for Community Help, et al. v. EPA , the agency announces its intent...

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