Tuesday 12 December 2017
Waterkeepers Chesapeake signed on to testimony before the Maryland General Assembly in support of the Poultry Litter Management Act, a 2016 bill that would require poultry integrators to be responsbile for excess manure from their contract growers. The bill was heard on February 23 before the Maryland…
Published in Fair Farms Campaign
On Sound Bites, our series about our food and our world, our first group of guests reflects upon two agricultural issues before the Maryland General Assembly: The Poultry Litter Management Act and the Farmer’s Rights Act. With: Betsy Nicholas, Co-chair of Maryland Clean Agriculture Coalition and Executive Director of Waterkeepers…
Advocates say burden of excess manure disposal should not be on small farmers, taxpayers (Annapolis, MD) Waterkeepers Chesapeake and several local Waterkeepers are amoung a broad coalition of environmental groups that are banding together during the 2016 Maryland General Assembly to support legislation requiring poultry companies to…
Published in Phosphorous Pollution