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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New WOTUS Rule Clarifies the Scope of Federal Jurisdiction

December 13, 2018

The U.S. EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers sent the long-awaited proposed rule defining what are  Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS), subject to federal jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act, to the Federal Register …

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UEP Welcomes WOTUS Proposed Rule

December 11, 2018

MEDIA STATEMENT Atlanta, Georgia,  December 11, 2018: The below statement is attributable to Chad Gregory, President and CEO of United Egg Producers regarding the release of the new Waters of the United States rule.   …

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UTIA Names Xin as New Dean for AgResearch

November 29, 2018

Dr. Hongwei Xin has been named as the new dean for AgResearch at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) effective May 2019.  He currently serves as the assistant dean for research in the …

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EPA Sued by Environmental Groups Over CAFO’s EPCRA Reporting Exclusion

October 4, 2018

Several environmental groups sued U.S. EPA for the decision that air emissions from manure do not need to be reported under the Emergency Preparedness and Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA).  The complaint was filed on September …

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