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AFBF Appeal
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Aug 22, 2014 11:30 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The American Farm Bureau Federation argues EPA's so-called "pollution diet" for the Chesapeake Bay hurts farmers in the region in an appeal filed in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Pennsylvania this week.

Farm Bureau and other ag groups asked the appeals court to reverse a September 2013 district court ruling that said EPA had the authority to set numeric nutrient standards. The judge denied the ag groups' motion seeking a summary judgment in the case while granting the EPA's motion for summary judgment. The district judge ruled that farm groups opposed to EPA's role in ...

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