PETITION TO LIST INDUSTRIAL DAIRY AND HOG OPERATIONS AS SOURCE CATEGORIES UNDER SECTION 111(B)(1)(A) OF THE CLEAN AIR ACT
Twenty-five groups have filed a petition with the Environmental Protection Agency asking the agency to regulate pig and dairy operations under the Clean Air Act. The petition also requests the agency make an official finding that methane emissions from animal agriculture “contribute significantly to” air pollution.
[To accompany Federal Case Law Update "Groups Petition EPA to Regulate Methane Emissions from Pig and Dairy Operations Under Clean Air Act" from Brooks Animal Law Digest Issue No. 80.]