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Farm Sector, Environmentalists Lobby OMB On AFO Air Reporting Waiver

May 15, 2019
Farm sector groups and environmentalists are waging competing lobbying efforts with the White House for its review of an EPA final rule to exempt animal feeding operations (AFOs) from air emissions reporting under the federal right-to-know law, with environmentalists facing an uphill struggle to convince the White House to block the rule. The National Pork Producers Council, the United Egg Producers, National Farm Bureau Federation, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and U.S. Poultry and Egg Association met with EPA and White...

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