Air Quality Issues and Animal Agriculture: A Primer

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This report reviews the types of air emissions from livestock and poultry operations and their human health and environmental impacts. It then discusses provisions of several federal laws concerned with environmental impacts, beginning with the Clean Water Act, because protecting water resources has been the primary regulatory focus regarding livestock and animal operations.

Creator(s): Copeland, Claudia
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: January 28, 2008
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Copeland, Claudia

Specialist in Resources and Environmental Policy Resources, Science, and Industry Division

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: January 28, 2008
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United States
Description:

This report reviews the types of air emissions from livestock and poultry operations and their human health and environmental impacts. It then discusses provisions of several federal laws concerned with environmental impacts, beginning with the Clean Water Act, because protecting water resources has been the primary regulatory focus regarding livestock and animal operations.

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31 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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