Food, Drug & Agriculture

An Indiana court recently rejected a new argument advanced by opponents of a CFO. The opponents appealed a CFO’s state permit. They claimed a subsurface perimeter tile drain at a proposed hog farm constituted a “point source” of pollutants into a water of the state which should have required a federal NPDES permit in addition to the state environmental permit. The opponents argued the ventilation fans at the hog barn would blow pollutants out of…