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EPA Rule Exempts Farms From Emissions Reporting

Dan Environment, Industry News Release, Livestock, Pork

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) applauded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its proposed rule exempting livestock farmers from reporting to state and local authorities the routine emissions from their farms. “The announced rule is the final piece in the implementation of the FARM Act, which passed Congress earlier this year and which eliminated the need for livestock …

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EPA Rule Exempts Farms From Emissions Reporting

Dan Environment, Industry News Release, Pork

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) applauded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its proposed rule exempting livestock farmers from reporting to state and local authorities the routine emissions from their farms. “The rule announced is the final piece in the implementation of the FARM Act, which passed Congress earlier this year and which eliminated the need for livestock …

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EPA Exempting Livestock Farms from Emissions Reporting

Dan Industry News Release, Pork

A rule by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) exempts livestock producers from reporting emissions from their farms to state and local authorities. The move, supported by the livestock industry, won the applause of the National Pork Producers Council. NPPC President Jim Heimerl called the rule the final piece in the implementation of the FARM Act, which passed Congress earlier this …

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Fix Emissions Reporting Law For Farmers, Says NPPC

Dan Environment, Industry News Release, Livestock, Pork

The National Pork Producers Council asked Congress for a legislative fix to a federal emergency response law that now requires farmers to report emissions from the natural breakdown of manure to the U.S. Coast Guard. Testifying on behalf of NPPC, Dr. Howard Hill told members of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works that livestock producers and the U.S. …

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Issues with Implementing Air Emissions Reporting

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release, Livestock

A federal court did grant the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) another extension of a livestock emissions reporting deadline. The delay in reporting air emissions from animal waste will now last until May 1st. Last April, the D.C. U.S. Court of Appeals rejected an exemption for farm reporting of “hazardous” emissions under federal emergency response laws. But National Pork Producers Council …