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US Won't Expand Water, Cow Emission Regs: EPA Chief

Law360 (March 10, 2011, 9:24 PM EST) -- The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday addressed “mischaracterizations” of the agency's agenda, telling a congressional committee that the EPA did not intend to expand regulation over water nutrient levels and emissions from cows and dust.

As Republican lawmakers have sought to curtail the EPA's authority over certain sources of pollution, EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson told the House Committee on Agriculture that special interests were pushing fictions about the EPA's agenda, including an alleged expansion of pesticide spray drift and dairy farm...
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