SRAP’s Terry Spence Receives Missouri Clean Water Award

SRAP Interim Executive Director and longtime regional representative, Terry Spence, was honored by the Missouri Stream Team/Stream Teams United for his near quarter-century of volunteer advocacy and community work on behalf of clean waters for all Missourians. Spence… Read More

JOINT STATEMENT: Advocacy Groups Call on Governor Cooper to Veto SB711

For Immediate Release Friday, June 15, 2018 Raleigh, N.C. – Following the North Carolina General Assembly’s rushed passage of SB 711, which would strip rural North Carolinians of their constitutional right to seek justice in the courts against those… Read More

SRAP Media Statement: Today’s Food & Water Watch CAFO Ban Announcement

Socially Responsible Agricultural Project (SRAP) fully supports the proposition that a better world for all includes a turning away from the flawed and unhealthy system of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). It is simply common sense that a… Read More

PRESS RELEASE: Tyson Bill a Threat to Kansan Health and Communities

State Senate Bill 405 opens the door to resident illness risks, local air & water quality hazards & unfair treatment of farmers; Residents deserve full impact study TOPEKA, KS FEBRUARY 19, 2018 The Kansas State Senate is poised to… Read More

PRESS RELEASE: Standing Up to CAFOs in Kansas — SRAP Cheers No Tyson in Sedgwick County on their Big Win against Big Chicken

An impressive display of protest  turns the tide & leaves a massive Tyson industrial poultry plant homeless in Kansas for a second time in 2017 WICHITA, KS DECEMBER 13, 2017 Today, Socially Responsible Agricultural Project (SRAP) offers… Read More

PRESS RELEASE: Hickman Egg Operation Sues Tonopah AZ Residents in Show of Force to End Citizen Public Health Fight

Industrial egg giant seeks a final declaratory judgment  on all current & future legal opposition in the 3-year conflict over poultry pollution nuisance risks; claims compliance with environmental law TONOPAH, AZ ”October 18, 2017 ”Hickman’s Egg Ranch… Read More

SRAP Efforts Lead to Withdrawal of Iowa Hog Operation Application

Discovery of DNR error turns the tide & ends permitting process for industrial-sized Iowa Select operation in Wayne County SALEM, OR OCTOBER 6, 2017 Socially Responsible Agricultural Project (SRAP) is pleased to report an announcement by Iowa’s Department… Read More

PRESS RELEASE: Kewaunee County WI Dairy Fined $50,000 for Polluting Residential Well

Stahl Brothers Dairy penalized for contaminating a local drinking water well, wetlands & two streams; judgment & fine tip of the iceberg  for rural Wisconsin pollution crisis MADISON, WI JULY 25, 2017 The Wisconsin Department of Justice… Read More

PRESS RELEASE: Federal Funds Keep Michigan Factory Farm Pollution Flowing

New mapping report documents industrial livestock operation waste & Farm Bill subsidies LANSING, MI MAY 24, 2017 Today, the Less=More Coalition released A Watershed Moment, a report and interactive mapping project documenting how Michigan industrial livestock operations received… Read More

PRESS RELEASE: Schuyler County IL Residents CAR About Their Future

Health & welfare risks of proposed hog CAFO sparks community outreach & public gathering tonight RUSHVILLE, IL MAY 8, 2017 The Schuyler County citizens group, Citizens Against Ruining Environments (CARE), is organizing the public to oppose a massive concentrated… Read More