Maryland High Court Affirms Approval Of Animal Feeding Operations Permit

(August 18, 2023, 4:21 PM EDT) -- ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Maryland Department of the Environment’s decision to approve a general permit regulating animal feeding operations (AFO) was not arbitrary or capricious because the permit is reasonable and consistent with the Clean Water Act (CWA) and applicable state law, a majority of the Maryland Supreme Court held in reversing a trial court’s decision to remand the permit....

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