Food & Water Watch v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Citation: 51 ELR 20176
No(s). 20-71554 (9th Cir. Sep 16, 2021)

The Ninth Circuit vacated an NPDES permit issued by EPA for concentrated animal feeding operations in Idaho. Environmental groups argued the permit lacked sufficient monitoring provisions to ensure compliance with its "zero discharge" requirements for production and land-application areas. The court...