Tuesday 26 March 2019
Agriculture is the single, largest source of pollution to the Chesapeake Bay, and it contaminates local waterways. Maryland is working on solutions, but our progress is hamstrung by a lack of information and a dysfunctional permitting system. Agriculture Tracking and Improvement Act (SB 546/HB 904) would help…
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Press Release: Lower Shore Citizens Seek Legislative Relief For Poultry House Air Pollution Community Healthy Air Act Would Require MDE to Assess Air Pollution from Factory Farms Annapolis, MD — On Friday, Senator Richard S. Madaleno introduced Senate Bill 773, the Community Healthy Air Act (CHAA), which…
Maryland spends $1M a year to transport chicken litter, to the benefit of the Chesapeake — and poultry companies In one end of the long green warehouse come heaps of powdery, malodorous chicken manure. Out the other goes garden-ready fertilizer sold to golf courses or companies like…