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Environmentalists Blast Relaxed Rules for Farm Runoff

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Environmentalists Blast Relaxed Rules for Farm Runoff

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Environmentalists Blast Relaxed Rules for Farm Runoff

Environmentalists Blast Relaxed Rules for Farm Runoff

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The Bush administration eases federal rules governing runoff from major livestock operations, calling the existing regulations confusing and costly. Critics say the move further damages efforts to keep rivers and streams clean. NPR's John Nielsen reports.