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What does CAFO stand for?

CAFO stands for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation

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District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, AFBF says EPA is unlawfully narrowing the act's statutory exemption for agricultural storm water discharges resulting from normal farming operations, claiming the exemption does not apply to concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), except for certain "land application areas" where crops are grown.
Current enforcement priorities through 2010 focus on significant environmental problems, including pollution from stormwater runoff, air toxics, concentrated animal feeding operations, and mineral processing, the agency said.
Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a rule designed to protect the nation's water quality by requiring concentrated animal feeding operations to safely manage manure.
Scholars and practitioners of environmental law explore such aspects as the limits of statutory law and the wisdom of the common law, global warming as the ultimate public nuisance, perchloroethylene manufacturers pay to get their product out of public drinking water, and concentrated animal feeding operations and the common law.
Topics examined include cruise ship pollution, MTBE in gasoline, EPA regulation of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), and EPA's response to the Waterkeeper Alliance court decision on regulation of CAFOs.