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Livestock farmers win a legal victory over privacy concerns

Livestock farmers win a legal victory over privacy concerns

Livestock farmers in Iowa and around the country won a big legal victory recently when a federal appeals court ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) had violated the farmers’ privacy rights by releasing personal information to environmental activist groups.

The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit said that release of personal information, including farmers’ names and sometimes names of family members, home ...




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