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Senate Bill To Stop AFO Air Emissions Reporting Mandate Gains Traction

March 08, 2018
Broad bipartisan support appears to be growing for a Senate bill aimed at stopping a legal mandate for thousands of smaller animal feeding operations (AFOs) to begin reporting their hazardous air emissions to the federal government starting May 1, even as some Democrats continue to voice concerns over the potential adverse health impacts of AFO emissions. The Senate Environment & Public Works Committee's (EPW) panel on Superfund, waste management and regulatory oversight March 8 held a legislative hearing on S...


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