Court asked to reopen CAFO suit

Court asked to reopen CAFO suit

EPA no longer pursuing any changes to CAFO exemptions, leading environmental groups to seek review of initial dismissal.

A DEAL the Environmental Protection Agency made to exempt concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) from disclosing data on ammonia and hydrogen sulfide emissions was challenged when it was first reached, and a coalition of environmental and animal welfare groups is asking the court to reopen the lawsuit and reconsider its initial dismissal.

Members of the coalition are The Center for Food Safety, Environmental Integrity Project, The Humane So

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