North Carolina CAFOs secure a victory

North Carolina CAFOs secure a victory

FOR more than a decade, the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) has focused on requiring extra permits for concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) rather than allowing them to qualify for an agricultural stormwater exemption. That looks to be changing as NCDEQ has dropped its challenges to the permitting.

In a statement, NCDEQ said it is reversing the previous administration's dec

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