AG POLICY NEWS
Ag Exemption at Stake
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Aug 2, 2013 12:46 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Both sides in a case challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 40-year-old agricultural storm-water discharges exemption in the Clean Water Act have asked a U.S. District Court to rule on the facts of the case.

On Thursday, environmental intervenors in the case including the Center for Food Safety, Earthjustice, Food & Water Watch, Potomac Riverkeeper, Waterkeeper Alliance and West Virginia Rivers Coalition, filed a motion in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia for summary judgment. They argue that neither farmer Lois Alt's operation nor thousands of commercial farms across the country should ...

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