MCAC in the News

These news stories below are ones where MCAC has been specifically quoted. 

November 30, 2016 Maryland wants to weaken winter manure rules 

March 14, 2016 Excessive phosphorus levels measured on 18 percent of Maryland farm fields 

March 14, 2016 Potentially polluting phosphorus levels in 18 percent of Maryland farm fields, state says

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

The Star Democrat – Eat less chicken: Poultry expansion opponents hold forum

My Eastern Shore – Eat less chicken: Poultry expansion opponents hold forum

Delmarvanow- Setting the record straight on Delmarva poultry

Delmarvanow- EDITORIAL: It’s hard to fathom our economy with a moratorium on poultry house construction.

My Eastern Shore – Groups call for moratorium on poultry houses

ABC NEWS WMDT – Local officials at odds on manure management in Md.

ABC NEWS WMAR – Environmental groups push for moratorium on new Eastern Shore chicken houses

Delmarvanow – Should Md. put moratorium on poultry houses?

The Star Democrat- Groups call for moratorium on poultry houses

Bay Journal- Environmentalists seek moratorium on new Eastern Shore chicken houses

Baltimore Sun- Cleaning up the Bay

Maryland Reporter- House passes major changes to public records access

The BayNet- More Pollution entering Chesapeake Bay than Expected

Capital Gazette- Bay Program Estimates Pollution Reduction Working

Baltimore Sun- Save the Bay by Improving Maryland’s PIA

My Eastern Shore- Lawmaker backs down on PMT bill after deal

USA Today- Md. Senate clears path for chicken manure compromise

Delmarva Now- Senate move clears way for phosphorus plan

The Delmarva Farmer- Agreement reached on MD. phosphorus regulations

The Star Democrat- Lawmakers Reach PMT Deal

My Eastern Shore MD- Lawmakers Reach PMT Deal

The Bay Journal- MD reaches compromise on phosphorus management tool

The Capital Gazette-Hogan, Democrats reach deal of farm pollution

Baltimore Sun- Hogan, Democrats reach deal on farm pollution

Associated Press- Bay Health – Md. Gov Finds Middle Grounds on Fertilizer Rules

Washington Post- Hogan, lawmakers reach compromise on chicken manure rules for farms

Star Democrat- Hope for a Quick and Meaningful Reaction

WYPR- MD Governor unveils Clean Water Rules With Loophole for Poultry Industry

The Dispatch- Mixed Early Reviews on Governor’s PMT Proposal

WYPR- Government Transparency Advocates Push To Reform Maryland’s Public Information Act

Baltimore Sun- Hogan Farm Pollution Rules Debated

My Eastern Shore MD- Ag Groups Back Hogan’s PMT

WBOC TV 16- Hogan Announces Agricultural Initiative

The Star Democrat- Ag Groups back Hogan’s PMT

The Baynet.com- Family, Scientists, Legislators, Riverkeepers, Advocates Rally for Clean Water

Delmarvanow- Gov. Hogan Rolls Out New Phosphorus Management Plan

The Associated Press- Hogan Announces Agricultural Initiative

The Bay Journal- Lawmakers Introduce Phosphorus Rules Bulls in Both Chambers

The Baltimore Sun- Hogan Moves Quickly to Block controversial environmental regulations

Monoblogue – The Wailing Begins

Delmarva Now – A new day dawns: Gov. Hogan ditches phosphorus regulations

The Daily Record- Hogan pulls back O’Malley regulations

The Nation – New Maryland Governor Opens an Assault on Environmental and LGBT Protections

My Eastern Shore – PMT Among Regulations Pulled by Hogan

Delmarva Now – Despite protest, phosphorus rules set to change Feb. 2

WYPR- A Debate at the Intersection of Chicken Manure and the Chesapeake Bay

The Baltimore Sun- The Truth About Poultry and Pollution

The Baltimore Sun- Excess Phosphorus is Killing the Bay

The Baltimore Sun- Big Chicken must help pay for Bay cleanup

The Star Democrat- PMT Public Comment Period Opens

Capitalgazette – Progress on Phosphorus

Delaware Online – Phosphorus rules pushed before Gov. O’Malley’s exit

Multiple Newspapers – O’Malley rushes to propose new pollution rules

Delmarva Now – Inspect all Shore Farms annually, for a fee

Multiple newspapers – Maryland Poultry farms fined for reporting lapses

Baltimore Sun – Next Governor must tackle agricultural pollution

Capital Gazette – Conservation groups bash new Chesapeake Bay farm pollution pact

The Daily Times – Manure and Phosphorus Pollution: the real science

Environment Maryland – Open Letter to Governor O’Malley to Protect the Bay

Baltimore Sun – Maryland shouldn’t backtrack on manure pollution

Easton Star Democrat – Proposed phosphorus rules pulled for further review