EPCRA Reporting Rule Signed; End of Long Road Near

June 6, 2019

U.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler signed a final rulemaking that would exclude air emissions from animal manure for the reporting requirements of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) on June 4. While the rule …

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UEP Supports EPA EPCRA Final Rule

June 4, 2019

 Atlanta, Georgia, June 4, 2019: The below statement is attributable to Chad Gregory, President and CEO of United Egg Producers.   “UEP thanks Administrator Wheeler and the EPA team for their rigorous work in securing …

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One Big Storm that is Definitely Coming

May 9, 2019

One storm on the horizon is a debate in Congress over climate change legislation. Whether it is the Green New Deal championed by Representative Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Markey, or more moderate measures like that by …

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Lawsuit Filed for Controls in IA’s Raccoon River Watershed

April 4, 2019

On March 27 environmental groups renewed their effort to get the courts to curtail animal agriculture in Iowa and impose mandatory nutrient management permitting on farmers.  This latest lawsuit, filed in Iowa state court, follows …

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Get Ready for an EPA Inspection Now

February 7, 2019

U.S. EPA regularly conducts compliance or enforcement inspections of large concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), including egg layer farms and ranches. Just as “by the time you need friends, it is too late to make …

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