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Federal court rejects Idaho pollution permit for dairies – Oil City Derrick

Federal court rejects Idaho pollution permit for dairies  Oil City Derrick

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal circuit court has rejected a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency statewide Idaho permit involving pollution into waterways from large dairy farms.

But the ruling appears to have limited immediate ramifications for the state’s $3 billion dairy industry because no Idaho dairies are required to get such a permit.

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Source: thederrick.com

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