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CAFOs

77 FR 6112

ELR Federal Agency Update

Assateague Coastkeepers v. Maryland Department of the Environment

ELR Case

A Maryland appellate court held that the state's general discharge permit for animal feeding operations complies with the CWA and state law. The general permit authorizes certain discharges but imposes requirements regarding the...

National Pork Producers Council v. United State Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

The Fifth Circuit vacated portions of EPA's 2008 concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) rule. The rule requires CAFOs that propose to discharge to apply for an NPDES permit. But there must be an actual discharge into...