UEP supports Senate legislation to end EPCRA reporting

August 3, 2023

UEP supports the legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) with several co-sponsors that would exclude animal manure’s air emissions from the reporting requirements of the Emergency Preparedness and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA). UEP …

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Pressure building on Biden EPA to regulate CAFOs

November 3, 2022

Environmentalists, citizen groups and some in the “environmental justice” community are putting considerable pressure on the Biden EPA to step up federal regulation of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). Most commercial layer operations meet the …

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Possible flurry of environmental rulemaking after Nov. 8

October 20, 2022

Washington, DC, observers are on high alert for a possible flurry of controversial federal regulatory activity in the few months after the midterm elections on November 8. The elections will decide whether Republicans or Democrats …

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Possible new EPCRA rulemaking concerns animal agriculture

March 10, 2022

In a surprise move, without any notice or discussion with U.S. animal agriculture groups, EPA collaborated with environmental groups in 2021 to reconsider its 2019 rule that excluded air emissions from animal manure from the …

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Ag groups seek to intervene in EPCRA challenge

September 10, 2020

Several agriculture groups, including the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association on behalf of itself and the other poultry associations, including UEP, filed a motion to be able to defend the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s rule …

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