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Resuming Test, Environmentalists Urge EPA To Bolster Iowa CAFO Scrutiny

July 09, 2018
Environmentalists are urging EPA to strengthen its oversight of Iowa's regulation of animal feeding operations, resuming a test on how the agency will address discharges from the facilities as well as how closely it will scrutinize state programs in response to such requests. In a letter to the agency last month, 15 national and local environmental organizations charged that the state is failing to meet milestones in an agreement between the state and EPA that aimed to ensure Iowa was...

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