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Cattlemen's Association Applauds Court-Ordered Stay in CERCLA, EPCRA Reporting Mandate

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:06:35 CST

Cattlemen's Association  Applauds Court-Ordered Stay in CERCLA, EPCRA Reporting Mandate Craig Uden, president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, today released the following statement in response to the DC Circuit Court’s decision to stay a mandate that agricultural entities file reports under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) and the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) -



“Cattle producers have one more thing for which to be thankful this Thanksgiving weekend. Agricultural operations were never intended to be regulated by these laws, so this court-ordered stay until January 22 is very welcome news. We’ll use this additional time to continue working on the introduction of stand-alone legislation to fix this issue, and we’ll also promote corrective language in the appropriations process.”



For more information about the CERCLA/EPCRA reporting issue and how it affects cattle producers, visit NCBA's website here.



Source - National Cattlemen’s Beef Association




   

 

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