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OIG questions CAFO emissions deal industry struck with EPA

After 11 years, EPA has not developed reliable emission estimation methods to determine whether animal feeding operations comply with Clean Air Act.

In 2005, the Environmental Protection Agency and the animal feeding operation (AFO) industry entered into a compliance agreement to develop reliable emission estimation methods as an attempt to determine scientifically whether AFOs comply with the Clean Air Act. Now, 11 years later EPA has nothing to show for it and EPA’s own Office of Inspector General (OIG) said in a new report, if no methods can be determined, EPA should end its agreement that has protected the industry from civil en

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