The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is again inviting comments regarding permits for concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), related to the Clean Water Act. The government agency says this is a means to “effectively carry out its CAFO permitting programs on a national level and ensure that CAFOs are implementing practices to protect water quality and human health.” Organizations are concerned that the government may obtain data that, in the wrong hands, could cripple the cattle industry. . . .