Aggies Appeal Info Release Ruling
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Apr 24, 2015 02:49 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Two agriculture interest groups continue to press EPA to stop releasing farmers' personal information by asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit to overturn a ruling by a federal district court in Minnesota.

The American Farm Bureau Federation and the National Pork Producers Council filed a 68-page appeal Friday. The groups said in the appeal that the release of personal information of concentrated animal feeding operation owners and other farmers to environmental groups in 2013 was "unlawful." The groups ask the Eighth Circuit Court to reverse the lower court's decision.

The Minnesota federal district ...

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