EPA allowed to keep releasing farmers' personal info in response to FOIA requests

EPA allowed to keep releasing farmers' personal info in response to FOIA requests

A FEDERAL judge in Minneapolis, Minn., dismissed a challenge the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) filed against the Environmental Protection Agency.

The industry groups were seeking to block EPA's ability to release personal information (such as a person's name, home address, location and phone number) for livestock and poultry farmers in response to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.

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