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Court of Appeals Rules Against Animal Ag Reporting Exemption in Two Environmental Laws

This is not a substitute for legal advice.

The smells of livestock are common if you live on a farm or next to a farm. If livestock numbers reach certain sizes, then two federal environmental laws, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) and the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 (EPCRA) may require the producer to report the release of hazardous substances to the National Response Center. 838 more words

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Trump Budget Cuts Signal Increased Delays to Superfund Site Cleanups

Trump Budget Cuts Signal Increased Delays to Superfund Site Cleanups

By Dana Lyons, Staff Contributor

Communities across the country are concerned[1] that President Trump’s proposed budget will significantly delay, or even halt the cleanup of their local Superfund site, as Trump’s budget proposal would cut the EPA’s funding by 31 percent. 1,105 more words

Online Articles

Uncertain Times: The EPA and Superfund

The new administration’s “hard-power” budget calls for cutting funding to the Environmental Protection Agency by 31 percent. To many Americans, this is an astonishing new direction. 1,107 more words

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