Rose Acre Farms, Inc. v. NC Department of Environment & Natural Resources

ELR Citation: 43 ELR 20008
No(s). 12-CVS-10 (N.C. Super. Ct. Jan 4, 2013)

A North Carolina court held that the state's environmental agency has the authority to require an egg farm to obtain a NPDES permit to prevent airborne pollutants from reaching state waters. The egg farm does not make any direct discharges into state waters, but ammonia and other pollutants may ente...