A Lawsuit To Protect Farmers' Privacy
AFBF Tries To Stop EPA From Releasing Info
Protecting farmers’ and ranchers’ right to privacy is a top priority, said the American Farm Bureau Federation, which has taken legal action to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from publicly releasing personal information about thousands of farmers and ranchers and their families. EPA is expected to respond to several Freedom of Information Act requests this week, prompting AFBF to file a lawsuit and seek a temporary restraining order before the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.
By seeking an immediate court order stopping EPA’s imminent release, AFBF hopes...