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Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri Apr 26, 2013 06:38 AM CDT

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EPA's Acting Administrator Defends Aerial Surveillance of CAFOs

Aerial surveillance activities conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency help to improve the efficiency of the agency by targeting "scarce resources" on a specific place where there may be a problem, acting EPA Administrator Bob Perciasepe told a Senate panel this week.

Perciasepe was responding to complaints by Sen. Mike Johanns, R-Neb., during a hearing of the Senate Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee. Johanns criticized EPA's past use of aerial surveillance ...

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