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Criminal Enforcement Alert: Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations

Criminal Enforcement Alert regarding Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO).  EPA Targets Clean Water Act  Crimes ‐ Illegal Pollution by Animal Confinement Operations Punished by Fines and Incarceration.

Volume 1, Issue 3 - July 2013          EPA 310 N 13 013

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