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Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Sep 6, 2013 10:12 AM CDT

A handful of environmental groups want to intervene in an American Farm Bureau Federation and National Pork Producers Council lawsuit to block the release of additional information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on concentrated animal feeding operations, according to court documents filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota Thursday.

DTN/The Progressive Farmer is one of four groups that have filed Freedom of Information Act requests for the information.

The release of CAFO data -- much of it including personal farmer information such as names of family members in 29 states -- came to light earlier ...

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