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Humane Society of the United States v. McCarthy

ELR Case

A district court dismissed environmental and animal rights groups' lawsuit against EPA for failing to respond to a 2009 petition for rulemaking that asked the Agency to regulate concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) as a source...

61 FR 49650

ELR Federal Agency Update

Missouri: Quality

ELR State Update Item

Environmental Integrity Project v. McCarthy

ELR Case

A district court upheld EPA's decision to withdraw a proposed rule that would have required concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) to provide information to the Agency to help facilitate EPA's ability to regulate their discharge...

Askins v. Ohio Department of Agriculture

ELR Case

A district court denied individuals' motion to enjoin the Ohio Department of Agriculture from issuing NPDES permits for concentrated animal feeding operations absent authorization from EPA. The plaintiffs failed to show a likelihood of...

Alt v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

A district court held that litter and manure washed from a farmyard into navigable waters due to a precipitation event is an agricultural stormwater discharge and not a point source discharge, rendering it exempt from the CWA's NPDES...

Waterkeeper Alliance v. Hudson

ELR Case

A district court dismissed an environmental group's CWA action against a poultry farm claiming that it illegally discharged chicken litter into tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay. The group claimed that chicken litter, which is alleged...

76 FR 31361

ELR Federal Agency Update

Michigan Farm Bureau v. Department of Environmental Quality

ELR Case

A Michigan appellate court upheld the state environmental agency's concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) rule. The challenged...