EPA Agrees To Require Factory Farm Waste Data

Law360, New York (May 26, 2010, 6:58 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to begin requiring owners of factory farms to provide information about the animal waste they generate, settling environmental groups' challenge to a rule that allegedly exempted the farms from water pollution regulations.

In a settlement reached late Tuesday, the EPA vowed to propose a rule within a year that will force owners and operators of the so-called concentrated animal feeding operations to submit a bevy of information about their operations to the EPA regardless of whether they discharge or...
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