Officials are the Environmental Protection Agency might have stated they have no plans to regulate farm dust, but officials in Nebraska still keep a wary eye on the agency.
Sen. Mike Johanns says he’s relieved the EPA has stated it has no intention to regulate farm dust.
“Well, the EPA said for a long time, ‘Well, we’re not going to regulate farm dust,’ but they finally said it. I mean they finally definitely made that statement,” Johanns says. “I’m appreciative. Because, I just thought they were headed in the wrong direction.”
An EPA report in 2011 recommended strict farm dust regulation, but it was rejected. The EPA could review the policy in the future.
Read more at Nebraska Radio Network. By Brent Martin.