Does the EPA currently monitor factory farms?



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    Yes, there are federal factory farming regulations that are monitored and enforced by both the EPA and the USDA. Recently, there have been new regulations concerning factory farming, many of which can be found at:

    In May of this year it was announced that:

    “The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will launch a regulatory initiative to identify and investigate thousands of factory farms that have been avoiding government regulation for animal waste pollution, according to a settlement reached last Wednesday on a lawsuit filed by environmental groups over a Bush administration water pollution regulation” (May 2010).

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