Nutrient standards likely coming soon
October 15, 2013 by Ag Professional
October 15, 2013 – Two recent court decisions announced in late September indicate more fertilizer and nutrient management regulations likely will be coming for agriculture retailers across the country.
The first court case involved a District Court judge deciding if the environmental protection Agency had the authority to set and enforce Total Maximum Daily Load for the Chesapeake Bay. In the second, the U.S. District Court in Eastern Louisiana ordered the EPA to decide whether to set new limits on the pollution in waterways that lead to algae blooms. The court told the EPA it has six months to make a decision. READ MORE