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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...

American Farm Bureau Federation v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

The Eighth Circuit reversed a lower court decision that livestock farm groups lacked standing to bar EPA from...

Missouri: Quality

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American Farm Bureau Federation v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

A district court held that livestock farm groups lack standing to bar EPA from releasing their members' personal information—including the physical address and other operational details about the farms—in response to environmental...

Illinois: Land Use

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Texas: Water

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Louisiana: Waste

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Illinois: Waste

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Virginia: Quality

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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...