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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Jul 5, 2013 06:12 PM CDT

The American Farm Bureau Federation and National Pork Producers Council filed a federal lawsuit Friday against EPA and its acting administrator, Bob Perciasepe, seeking to block EPA from further releasing records on confined animal feeding operations.

Farm Bureau and NPC are asking a federal judge to grant a restraining order against EPA from turning over CAFO records from three, possibly four, Freedom of Information requests that EPA had scheduled to complete next week.

It turns out that a records request I filed in May is one of the four Freedom of Information requests Farm Bureau and NPC are attempting to ...

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