Press Release: Trading Pollution: Wisconsin industrial dairies with documented regulatory compliance problems benefit from California greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sherri Dugger Executive Director Socially Responsible Agricultural Project (317) 371-2970; sherrid@sraproject.org August 2020 Trading Pollution: Wisconsin industrial dairies with documented regulatory compliance problems benefit from California greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program  Golden, CO – Recent research by… Read More

Press Release: Community Coalition Pushes Illinois EPA to Control Industrial Livestock Pollution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Danielle Diamond (815) 403-0278 danielled@sraproject.org Karen Hudson (309) 308-8846 karenh@sraproject.org August 2020 Community Coalition Pushes Illinois EPA to Control Industrial Livestock Pollution Illinois—Due to the state’s weak regulation and enforcement of the robust and… Read More

Press Release: Study suggests nitrate contamination of water, often a result of intensive agricultural production, has negative impacts on health of surrounding communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Maria Payan Socially Responsible Agricultural Project mariap@sraproject.org or (717) 826-7286 Dr. Sacoby Wilson University of Maryland School of Public Health swilson2@umd.edu Aug. 19, 2020 Study suggests nitrate contamination of water, often a result… Read More

Press Release: Right to Harm Documents the Public Health and Societal Impacts of Factory Farms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Karen Hudson 309-208-8846, karenh@sraproject.org Right to Harm Documents the Public Health and Societal Impacts of Factory Farms A crowd from across Illinois and beyond flocked to the Midwest premiere of Right… Read More

Press Release: Study Is First of Its Kind to Analyze U.S. Right-to-Farm Laws

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Study Is First of Its Kind to Analyze U.S. Right-to-Farm Laws AUBURN, AL—April 4, 2019—All 50 U.S. states have “right-to-farm” laws, but what or whom do they really protect? A recent study addresses this question… Read More

PRESS RELEASE: IL Medical Professionals, Public Health Advocates Call to End Overuse of Antibiotics in Food Production

Approximately 70% of U.S. antibiotics are sold for industrial livestock & poultry production; CDC estimates 23,000 Americans die from resistant infections SPRINGFIELD, IL–– NOVEMBER 28, 2018––Medical professionals and public health advocates spoke in favor of legislation to stop… Read More

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