Mega-dairies shun state permitting requirements related to manure management plan disclosures

Mega-dairies shun state permitting requirements related to manure management plan disclosures

Not a single large dairy in New York State has applied for a newly rewritten state permit that includes court-ordered reforms, including public disclosure of farm manure management plans. An Albany judge ordered the rewrite last year after environmental groups sued the state for failing to follow federal Clean Water Act rules ... more