Tuesday, March 3, 2009

EPA Sued

Six environmental groups have sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over a new rule exempting dairies and other large-scale livestock operations from having to alert officials when toxic emissions are released.

These environmental groups say that the exemption threatens the health and safety of people living and working near lagoons that store farm animals' urine and feces, sources of dangerous ammonia and hydrogen sulfide. Read the entire article.

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