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Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Jun 12, 2013 09:39 AM CDT

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation last week announced an agreement to develop a new concentrated animal feeding operation rule to address runoff from livestock and poultry operations, three years after EPA and CBF reached a settlement agreement on a lawsuit filed by the foundation on the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

As part of the agreement, http://tinyurl.com/…, EPA said it will assess each bay watershed jurisdiction's animal feeding operation and CAFO programs by June 27, 2015, "to determine whether they are consistent with Clean Water Act NPDES requirements and are implemented effectively to achieve the jurisdiction's ...

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