Court: Stricter water rules needed
A federal appeals court has ruled that new federal clean-water
regulations aren’t protecting the nation’s waters from the manure
pollution of large farms.
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said Monday it agreed
with environmentalists who claimed in lawsuits that the rules failed to
provide meaningful review of plans developed by the farms to limit the
The court said the rules imposed in February 2003 by the Environmental
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