WASHINGTON – Bipartisan legislation introduced in both houses of Congress and strongly supported by the American Farm Bureau would clarify that the severe regulatory provisions of the Superfund law, also known as CERCLA, should not, and were never meant to, apply to manure produced on livestock farms.
Lead sponsors of the legislation are Sens. Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., and Pete Domenici, R-N.M., and Reps. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., and Ralph Hall, R-Texas.
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