Enviros Say EPA Improperly Pulled Manure Monitoring Rule

Law360, Los Angeles (August 28, 2013, 8:29 PM EDT) -- Several environmental groups partnered to sue the Environmental Protection Agency in D.C. federal court Wednesday for yanking a proposed rule that would enable it to better track and regulate concentrated animal feeding operations, saying the EPA has no other way of monitoring the facilities.

The Environmental Integrity Project, Food & Water Watch, the Humane Society of the U.S., Center for Food Safety and Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement filed a complaint Wednesday alleging the EPA had arbitrarily pulled the proposed rule in a breach of the...
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