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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WOTUS New Rule Continues to Move Forward

September 6, 2018

Progress continues to be made in D.C. by U.S. EPA to craft a new rule defining what is a Water of the United States (WOTUS) under the Clean Water Act. That said, there are many …

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EPA Final Rule Excluding CAFOs from Emissions Reporting

August 16, 2018

U.S. EPA followed through on its commitment to issue a rulemaking clarifying that CAFOs need not report their emissions of ammonia and other substances under the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) …

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