Lugar Urges Common Sense On Behalf Of Farmers

By Scott Sarvay

Lugar Urges Common Sense On Behalf Of Farmers

August 9, 2010 Updated Aug 9, 2010 at 4:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON DC (Indiana's NewsCenter) - Indiana Senator Richard Lugar is urging federal regulators to use common sense as they consider tightening rules on dust kicked up by the nation's farmers.

The Environmental Protection Agency is considering imposing new dust rules under the Clean Air Act.

In a letter written to the EPA, Lugar says the agency needs to keep in mind the impact they may have on Indiana farmers, as well as farmers across the country.

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