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Apr 7, 2021

In this episode, Paul discusses a recent Circuit Court ruling that required the Maryland Department of the Environment to take into account gaseous emissions of ammonia in the AFO General Discharge permit.

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Sep 16, 2020

In this episode, Paul discusses the recent final regulation announced by the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) to update the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).  This update will have an impact on agriculture.

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Nov 6, 2019

In this episode, Paul discusses a recent decision out of Minnesota requiring a state agency to address concerns raised by an environmental group that the agency did not address climate change and greenhouse gas emissions from a dairy expansion raised by the group.

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Nov 21, 2018

In this episode, Paul provides an update on Food & Water Watch v. Dep’t of Agric., No. 17-1714.  Recently the federal district court in D.C. found that the environmental groups have standing and the case is not moot.  Paul explains all that and next steps in the case.
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Oct 24, 2018

In this episode, Paul discusses the recent decision by the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland to uphold the 2014 general discharge permit for concentrated animal feeding operations in the state.  The permit had been challenged by two groups claiming Maryland Department of the Environment had failed to...