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July 23, 2013

EPA, CBF reach agreement related to animal agriculture in Chesapeake Bay watershed

In a 2010 settlement agreement to a lawsuit brought by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and partners, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) agreed, among other things, to promulgate a new national Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) rule to address pollution discharges from livestock and poultry farms. CBF and EPA today announced the details of a new agreement which arises from the 2010 settlement of CBF’s lawsuit.  Read More

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