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The Latest On: CAFO

June 29, 2020 | Legal Document

Petition for Emergency Rulemaking: USDA APHIS

The legal action seeks to compel the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to protect communities and the environment from dangerous pollution resulting from under-regulated and poorly monitored animal disposal during the pandemic.

May 27, 2020 | In the News: Our Hen House

The Case of the Slaughterhouse Water

Alexis Andiman, Earthjustice attorney with the Sustainable Food & Farming Program, is a guest on the Animal Law Podcast, discussing Cape Fear River Watch v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, a lawsuit challenging the EPA’s guidelines for the amount of pollution that slaughterhouses are permitted to emit into waterways.

April 30, 2020 | Press Release

Corte Permite Que Demanda Contra Mataderos Contaminantes Continúe

La orden le otorgará a la corte decidir si la EPA violó la Ley de Agua Limpia al permitir que miles de plantas procesadoras de carne y aves de corral continúen utilizando tecnología anticuada e insuficiente para el control de la contaminación.