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Tag Archives: Clean Water Act

HSUS’ Flank Attack on Gestation Crates Pt. II: Analyzing the Blueprint for HSUS’ Strategy

Posted in Farm Management, Government Regulations

HSUS is not the first group to go after hog operations for ammonia emissions.  The blueprint for HSUS’ flank attack was established by earlier lawsuits against hog and poultry operations for violations of the Comprehensive Environmental  Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA aka the Superfund … Continue reading

Who’s Regulating Iowa CAFO’s? Environmental groups going after Iowa DNR authority by suing EPA

Posted in Government Regulations

Currently, the EPA authorizes the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to regulate Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) through Clean Water Act permits.  However, the Environmental Integrity Group, Iowa Chapter of Sierra Club and Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement have petitioned the EPA to … Continue reading