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Waterkeeper Alliance, HSUS, et al. v. EPA (CAFO Toxic Emission Reporting)


Challenging Bush Administration's last-minute decision to exempt factory farms from toxic emission reporting requirements. The decision denies communities access to information regarding the ammonia and hydrogen sulfide emitted from animal manure that can be hazardous to human health.


 

Court or Agency: D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals
Plaintiff(s): Waterkeeper Alliance, Sierra Club, The Humane Society of the United States, Environmental Intergrity Project, Center for Food Safety, and Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future
Defendant: US EPA and EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson
HSUS Counsel: Sarah Uhlemann
Outside Counsel: Earthjustice
Status: Recently Filed