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EPA Names Names, Stirs Anger
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Feb 25, 2013 10:55 AM CST


OMAHA (DTN) -- If the Environmental Protection Agency didn't already suffer enough from a negative image in rural America, the agency may have done some irreparable damage to its relationship with livestock producers by releasing proprietary and personal information about animal feeding operations to three environmental groups in response to a Freedom of Information Act request.

EPA has taken heat from agriculture groups and others who say the agency does little to reach out to rural America.

Ashley McDonald, deputy environmental counsel for the National Cattlemen's Beef Association told DTN Thursday that those relations took yet another hit and put ...

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