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Judge Rules on Chesapeake Bay
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Sep 16, 2013 02:32 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- A federal judge has ruled against agricultural groups in the fight over pollution controls in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

Farm Bureau is one of several groups that sued EPA in January 2011 in federal court in Pennsylvania, seeking to get rid of EPA's "pollution diet" for the Chesapeake Bay, generally known as a Total Maximum Daily Load standard, or TMDL. The agricultural groups, EPA and environmentalists who joined the suit all then asked District Judge Sylvia Rambo to issue a summary judgment in the case.

The judge denied the agricultural groups' motion seeking a summary judgment in ...

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