EPA takes over Idaho feedlot inspections
In a letter dated July 14, the Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA) informed the Idaho State Department of
Agriculture (ISDA) that the agency will be resuming federal compliance
inspection and enforcement responsibilities for the state’s feedlots.
The EPA is concerned that ISDA is not inspecting feedlots at a level
conducive to ensuring producer compliance with federal laws. EPA is
particularly focused on statutes regulating Concentrated Animal Feeding
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