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MEDIA ALERT – SRAP Board Member Dr. John Ikerd to Speak in Sterling NE on April 8

Proposed new poultry operation with 4 industrial-sized barns means quality of life changes;   potential health risks & environmental hazards from the waste of half-million chickens per year WHAT:           A community public information… Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Nationally-Recognized Poultry Contract-Grower & Industry Whistleblower to Speak at New Series of NE Informational Meetings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2017 FREMONT, NE As the proposed Costco-owned chicken processing operation in Fremont continues to be discussed and challenged by local residents, farmers and their families from surrounding Nebraska counties are weighing the benefits… Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Manure to Energy: Who Really Gets Burned?

A Lower Eastern Shore community forum on the environmental & public health risks of industrial chicken manure incineration schemes WHAT:           Listen to expert testimony & learn about the scientific and real-world community impacts… Read More

UNDER CONTRACT: Poultry Industry Whistleblower to Speak at Cecil County Community Event on Wednesday, 3/8

Nationally-recognized former contract-grower for the poultry industry brings personal story & new documentary film to tell the untold truth of the contract poultry business WHAT: An evening of public education & conversation on the real-world facts of contract poultry… Read More

MEDIA ALERT – Illinois Farmers and Citizens to Call for Legislature to Fix Broken Factory Farm System

Statewide community leaders to take on laws promoting irresponsible industrial livestock growth; damage to public health, rural air & water quality, economy and quality of life  WHAT:   Illinois farmers and rural community leaders impacted by the state’s… Read More

MEDIA ALERT-Manure to Energy

A Lower Eastern Shore community forum on the environmental & public health risks of industrial chicken manure incineration schemes

MEDIA ALERT – Tonopah Residents Petition for Clint Hickman Withdrawal from Maricopa County Air & Environmental Issues

Industrial ag executive & Board of Supervisors chair in conflict-of-interest with community health decisions; STOPP cites ongoing EPA Clean Air Act inquiry of Hickman Family Farms WHAT:         The community group STOPP (Save Tonopah Oppose… Read More

Inaugural Factory Farm Summit Comes to Green Bay

Community members from Wisconsin to New Mexico to North Carolina gather to network, train & call for change in the massive national expansion of industrial animal operations WHAT: The first-of-its-kind Factory Farm Summit is a day-long event bringing… Read More

SRAP Supports Fremont NE Town Hall Meeting on Costco’s Project Rawhide

July 15, 2016 FREMONT, NE In response to the proposed construction of a Costco-owned chicken processing plant in Fremont, Nebraska, two national experts will be on hand July 18th to speak about two major public concerns; water safety… Read More

PUBLIC FORUM: We Can Protect Iowa from Industrial CAFOs

June 14th open event to address the future of N. Iowa agriculture, family farming & healthy living — and how industrial animal facilities can change everything WHAT: A public forum to support community awareness and continued local coordination… Read More