We work to reduce pollution and increase transparency and accountability from agriculture and other associated sources of water degradation.
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April 2, 2016-As chicken industry booms, Eastern Shore farmers face not-in-my-backyard activism
March 29, 2016-Manure is a cost of doing business for big poultry
March 24, 2016-MDA: Poultry industry ducking Maryland legislative blows
March 23, 2016-Maryland officials downplay poultry house concerns
March 16, 2016-MDA: Most farmland not affected by PMT
March 15, 2016-MDA: Most farmland not affected by PMT
March 14, 2016-Data: Most Md. farmland not effected by PMT
March 14, 2016-Excessive phosphorus levels measured on 18 percent of Maryland farmland
March 14, 2016-MDA releases state’s preliminary soil data
March 14, 2016-Potentially polluting phosphorus levels in 18 percent of Maryland farm fields, state says
Feb. 25, 2016-Poultry Litter Debate Intensifies Across Maryland With Proposed Legislation
Feb. 24, 2016-Waterkeepers Chesapeake-Environmental Groups Rally to Support Poultry Litter Management Act
Feb. 24, 2016 The Bay.Net-Marylanders rally to support Poultry Litter Management Act
Feb. 14, 2016 Star Democrat – MDA secretary talks poultry with Shore reps
Feb. 12, 2016 Washington Post-Let’s keep Big Chicken’s pollution out of our bay
Capital Gazette- Letters: Antibiotics in Animals
Capital Gazette- Let’s insist on sustainable food system
The BayNet- Pollution and Chesapeake Bay statement released
The BayNet- Looking at the Chesapeake Bay’s agriculture pollution problem
The Baltimore Sun- Hogan proposes Chesapeake pollution trading plan
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