Manure rules may affect livestock producers
April 8, 2015 by AgriNews
April 8, 2015, Indianapolis, IN — Deb Kristensen has seen firsthand the dairies affected by the U.S. District Court judge’s rule that dairy manure is a “solid waste” under the Environmental Protection Agency’s Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
Kristensen, partner at Givens Parsley LLP, talked about the decision during the National Institute for Animal Agriculture’s annual conference in Indianapolis. The ruling is a burden facing producers as it allows the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act to be used to regulate animal agriculture. READ MORE