Victory for Citizens Asserting Clayton Hog Factory Too Close For Comfort

Group pressures Village Trustees to take legal action enforcing municipal zoning ordinance at the December 1st Village meeting — and Village listens CLAYTON, IL DECEMBER 7, 2015 After months of pressure from various individuals working independently, the newly… Read More

Press Release: Lansing, Michigan New Report Factory Farm Pollution Mapping

Today, the Less=More Coalition released a report that takes an unprecedented look at the relationship between the manure load from factory farms in the Western Lake Erie Watershed (WLEW) and the federal subsidies that have poured into the region to facilities that generate that waste over the last seven years.

MEDIA STATEMENT: If it can happen in Millsboro, it can happen anywhere

SALEM, OR NOVEMBER 2, 2015 Socially Responsible Agricultural Project (SRAP) is pleased and heartened by the news announced via press release late Friday that Allen Harim Foods has terminated its plans for a massive two-million bird per week… Read More

Press Release: Groups to EPA: Investigate Hickman Egg Operations, Enforce Pollution Rules on Exploding Arizona Poultry Industry

Complaint cites Clean Air Act violations & flawed Maricopa County permit process create unchecked environmental risks, serious public health threats to surrounding communities Tonopah, AZ ”October 8, 2015 ”Local Arizona citizens’ groups STOPP Inc. (Save Tonopah Oppose Poultry… Read More

Press Release: New Health Ordinance Passes to Protect Codorus Township from CAFO Health and Environment Threats

  3-0 vote by Board of Supervisors a victory in fight to reduce community risks associated with industrial animal operation expansion plans by Hillandale Farms CODORUS TOWNSHIP, PA ”AUGUST 7, 2015 ”Last night, the Board of Supervisors of… Read More

News Release: A Wisconsin County is in Crisis

A Wisconsin County in Crisis: Industrial Dairy RAP SHEETS Released Show State-Sanctioned Contamination of Kewaunee County. Investigation highlights how WDNR’s failure to act is destroying public health, drinking water; Return to local control, state CAFO policy review proposed

Press Release: Groups Petition State to Protect Kauai’s Most Polluted Stream

  Waiopili Stream average pollution levels 275 times higher than State and Federal bacteria limits Kaua’i, HI ”May 8, 2015 ”Friends of Maha’ulepu and Surfrider Foundation Kauai Chapter have jointly filed a Petition with the Hawaii State Department… Read More

Press Release: Momentum to Stop Industrial Dairy in Mahaulepu Valley Continues To Grow

Community donations to Friends of Maha’ulepu met with matching $100,000 funds from local resident KAUA’I, HI ”APRIL 22, 2015 ”The fundraising campaign by the community group Friends of Maha’ulepu (“FOM”) to support a halt to the building of… Read More

Nevada: Community Group Appeals Mega-Dairy Permit

Smith Valley Community Group Appeals ˜Clearly Erroneous’ Approval of Mega-Dairy Water Pollution Permit. BWPC decision sets Lyon County on path to groundwater contamination; Dairy animal waste discharge puts drinking water, animal welfare and public health at-risk

Press Release: Friends of Mahaulepu Step Up to Protect Mahaulepu from Proposed Mega-Dairy

  Clean Water Act violation spurs Kaua’i community group to confront billionaire-backed big ag plan KAUA’I, HI ”MARCH 12, 2015 ”Today, the community group Friends of Maha’ulepu (“FOM”) has stepped up its efforts to protect the Maha’ulepu Valley… Read More