YOU in the WEST

Advocates for the West firmly believes that when it comes to protecting and defending our environment, we’re all in this together.

We envision an American West where: citizens and their governments honor and protect our environment; decision-makers use science and the law to mitigate climate change; and caring for the Earth and all its creatures to benefit future generations is a sacred trust.

K&W Dairy

Case: Idaho Conservation League v. Adrain Boer and K&W Dairy

Clean Air Act citizen suit against large proposed dairy for failing to obtain a permit to construct under Idaho air quality rules.  Because the dairy’s waste lagoons, manure piles, and barns would emit large amounts of ammonia, hydrogen sulfide, and particulates, it was required to obtain an air permit — but the dairy and Idaho regulators both…