“Deal” on Trade is Slippery Slope – Take Action Now!(apologies for the redirect)
No need to take action here. We appreciate your interest and suggest you go to: http://action.citizen.org for other ways you can help protect our environment.
The Environmental Protection Agency just announced a voluntary agreement with factory farms, which gives them immunity from penalties for violating federal clean air rules over the next several years, in exchange for participating in an air emissions’ monitoring study. This suspension of enforcement action is completely unnecessary, as the EPA already has the authority to require Animal Feeding Operations (AFOs) to monitor their emissions, provide the agency with data, and comply with federal law. Moreover, the one-time fees for participating in the study and receiving immunity are just several thousand dollars per AFO!