EPA Water Cleanup Plan Upheld
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Jul 6, 2015 02:50 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The EPA has the authority to set pollution control standards in the Chesapeake Bay, a federal court ruled Monday, hindering several national agriculture groups' efforts to stop the agency from what they say is federal overreach in setting total maximum daily loads, or TMDLs.

As of Monday afternoon, agriculture groups that were plaintiffs in the case, including the American Farm Bureau Federation, the National Chicken Council, the Fertilizer Institute, National Pork Producers Council, National Turkey Federation, National Corn Growers Association, were silent on the ruling.

In its 60-page ruling, the United States Court of Appeals for the ...

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