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EPA discusses farm inspections


January 27, 2010
By Intelligencer Journal & Lancaster New Era

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January 27, 2010, Lancaster, PA – When the federal
Environmental Protection Agency announced last fall it had targeted nearly two
dozen small farms near Intercourse for farm-related water pollution
inspections, fears of a crackdown rippled through farm and regulatory circles.


January 27, 2010, Lancaster, PA – When the federal
Environmental Protection Agency announced last fall it had targeted nearly two
dozen small farms near Intercourse for farm-related water pollution
inspections, fears of a crackdown rippled through farm and regulatory circles.

The three-square-mile area was chosen from tax maps but the
agency wasn’t initially aware that 23 of the 24 farmers in the watershed were
Plain Sect.

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