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Thu Aug 29, 2013 11:05 AM CDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (DTN) -- A coalition of community, animal welfare and environmental organizations filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday for withdrawing a proposed rule that would have allowed EPA to collect basic information such as location and animal population numbers from confined animal feeding operations.

The Center for Food Safety, Environmental Integrity Project, Food and Water Watch, Humane Society of the United States, and Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement, filed the suit in the U.S District Court for the District of Columbia, arguing that EPA's withdrawal of the proposed rule lacks the "rational basis required ...

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