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Illegal Blighting Lawsuit Filed by Fremont Citizens in Costco Poultry Plant Fight

Due process violations alleged; Temporary injunction requested to halt further city development of massive animal operation that would process more than 300-thousand chickens per day   FREMONT, NE JULY 26, 2016 Three members of the citizens group Nebraska… Read More

Press Release: Fulton County Residents Learn the Facts about CAFOs in Illinois

Threat of Ipava industrial hog operation rallies community to protect their health, environment and quality of life. IPAVA, IL ”JULY 1, 2016 ”Fulton County residents gathered this week to prepare for a community battle against Runway Ridge, a… Read More

Press Release: Mason City, Iowa: Public Records Sought on Prestage Slaughter Plant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts Chris Petersen, Socially Responsible Agricultural Project 641-425-8760 | chrisp@sraproject.org Group Targets Iowa Economic Development Authority Records on Proposed Prestage Hog Packing Plant for Mason City Public documents sought on state agency’s regulations, procedures,… Read More

Press Release: Lewiston, IL More Errors in Flawed Livestock Permit

LEWISTOWN, IL MARCH 22, 2016 The citizens group Fulton County Concerned Citizens (FCCC) has issued a renewed demand that the construction permit for a new industrial-scale swine operation be revoked permanently.

Press Release: Lewiston, IL Faulty Hog CAFO Plan Challenged

LEWISTOWN, IL MARCH 3, 2016 A growing coalition known as the Concerned Residents of Fulton County is standing in opposition to a swine concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) slated to be built near a popular local hiking trail and the city of Lewistown, Illinois.

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