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Broiler Husbandry / Egg Production
on December 11, 2013

Ruling on Alt Farm lawsuit good for egg producers

A federal court judge in West Virginia ruled that contrary to the EPA’s contention, ordinary stormwater from a poultry grower’s farmyard is exempt from NPDES permit requirements.

Poultry and livestock farmers had reason to celebrate when a federal court ruled in favor of West Virginia broiler grower Lois Alt in a lawsuit she brought against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia ruled that contrary to the…

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