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

PRESS RELEASE: Gordon County GA Residents Call on Commissioners to Address Protections from Growing Health & Safety Risks of Industrial Poultry Operations

CALHOUN, GA  APRIL 12, 2017 Supported by peer-reviewed scientific research and expert perspective on the impacts of industrial poultry operations provided in a letter delivered to the Gordon County Commissioners from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Center… Read More

PRESS RELEASE – Howard County IA Residents Fighting Reicks Factory Farm

DES MOINES, IA APRIL 5, 2017 A group of citizens is banding together to stop a new  hog factory by Reicks View Farms in Howard County. At 2,499 head of hogs, the confinement is one hog under the… Read More

PRESS RELEASE: Arizona Resident Appeals, Wins Favorable Order on Hickman Egg Operation from Maricopa County Air Pollution Hearing Board

Hickman facility potentially operating without valid accounting of harmful industrial henhouse emissions; County ordered to review compliance with federal Clean Air Act PHOENIX, AZ ”December 20, 2016 ”The Maricopa County Air Pollution Hearing Board (APHB) quietly issued an… Read More