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Seminar: Agricultural Law and Livestock Operations: Implications of the Law for Environmental Protection

Date(s): August 31, 2009, 9:30-10:30am

Location: Room 3530 Ariel Rios Bldg. North, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

Contact: Carl Pasurka, 202-566-2275

Presenter(s): Janie Simms Hipp (U.S. Department of Agriculture)

Description: Janie Hipp, formerly with the National Center for Agricultural Law at the University of Arkansas and now with the USDA Risk Management Agency, will talk about how recent legal developments pertaining to livestock industry and its industrial structure may affect EPA efforts to reduce the environmental impact of the livestock industry, especially confined animal feeding operations (CAFOS).

Seminar Category: Environmental Economics