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EPA Makes a Mess
Victoria G. Myers Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Mon May 13, 2013 12:51 PM CDT

Brian Sampson is a busy man. When a call came in, asking if he knew he was on a list of livestock operators whose personal information had been turned over to three of the country's most aggressive environmental watchdog agencies, the Iowa cattleman was stunned.

"I had no clue they had done this," he said over the sounds of a grain vac. "No one asked my permission. It's not that I have anything to hide. But when you hear who it is that wants my information, I have to believe there is a good chance they will misuse it and ...

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