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HSUS et al. v. Armstrong Farms (Egg factory farm water pollution)

Based on evidence of repeated discharges of manure-tainted water in violation of California's Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act and local regulations, The HSUS and a neighbor of Armstrong petitioned the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board to enforce water quality protection standards. After an investigation, the Board found violations and has threatened suit unless Armstrong immediately makes changes to stop polluting local land and waterways.


Court or Agency: San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board
Plaintiff(s): The Humane Society of the United States; individual neighbor
Defendant: Armstrong Farms
HSUS Counsel: Jessica Culpepper, Peter Brandt
Outside Counsel:
Status: Awaiting Agency Action

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