Minnesota environmental groups sue EPA over water pollution from large livestock farms

(Blooming Prairie, MN)  --  Several environmental groups in Minnesota are taking legal action against the EPA.  

They are suing the federal agency to reform national water pollution permits for large livestock operations.  

The plaintiffs claim the waste from the mega-farms is contributing to a national clean-water crisis.  

The groups that are suing include Dodge County Concerned Citizens, Land Stewardship Project, and Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy.