Environmental Protection Agency: National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit Regulation and Effluent Limitation Guidelines and Standards for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs)
GAO-03-374R: Feb 25, 2003
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GAO reviewed the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) new rule regarding National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits and guidelines and standards for concentrated animal feeding operations. GAO found that (1) the final rule revises and clarifies EPA's regulatory requirements for concentrated animal feeding operations under the Clean Water Act, and (2) EPA complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.