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EPA to Publish Slaughterhouse Water Pollution Standards Following LawsuitThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its intent to publish updated water pollution control standards for slaughterhouses, following a lawsuit filed by a coalition of community and conservation organizations late last year.March 1, 2023 News
Urging the EPA to Regulate Factory Farms’ Air PollutionThe Animal Legal Defense Fund and coalition partners have petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to rescind a 16-year-old agreement not to enforce clean air regulations and public disclosure requirements related to air emissions for thousands of factory farms.
Protecting Our Constitutional Right to Liberty
The Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a lawsuit to protect Americans’ right to liberty, which courts have called the right to be let alone, and to compel federal government action on climate change. The plaintiffs include…
Challenging Factory Farms’ Exemption from Pollution Reporting RequirementsThe Animal Legal Defense Fund joined a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's policy of exempting most factory farms from the legal requirement to report the release of hazardous materials into the environment.