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Zook v. EPA: Does the EPA Have a Duty to Regulate Emissions From Animal Feeding Operations?

Photo by Edwin Remsberg This post should not be construed as legal advice Earlier in November, the U.S. Supreme Court denied a petition for a writ of certiorari in Zook v. Environmental Protection Agency . In Zook , plaintiffs brought a citizen suit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA...

Legal Developments in Animal Agriculture

Photo by Edwin Remsberg 2015 has seen many legal developments in animal agriculture. We have seen one federal district court hold manure when applied inexcess to be a solid waste under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. We have seen groups push to have the animal agriculture exemption...
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