Good news for dairy farmers

The EPA has finally backed off its contention that dairy operations need to construct elaborate retention structures to prevent milk spills, even though (to cite its previous logic) milk contains oils and thus could be considered an “oil discharge.” [“Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Rule and Milk,” EPA, reporting on April 12 move; earlier here and here]

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  • […] so relatedly, I am happy to report that the Environmental Protection Agency has finally backed off its position that dairy farmers […]