NewsReforming industrial animal agriculture to help our environment, communities and health.
The Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, announced today that it will assess the effectiveness of state efforts to keep livestock waste out of the Chesapeake Bay. The move is intended to resolve a lawsuit (Fowler v. EPA) filed against the agency to more rigorously protect the Chesapeake Bay from pollution. In response, The Pew Charitable Trusts is urging President Barack Obama to fulfill his... Read More
Josh Reichert responds to an op-ed published April 8, 2013 in the Rapid City Journal which was critical of Pew's animal agriculture work. Read More
The Maryland House of Delegates' Environmental Matters Committee today will hold a hearing on Senate Bill 1029, establishing the Maryland Agricultural Certainty Program. In anticipation of the hearing, Velma Smith of The Pew Charitable Trusts issued the following statement: “The Maryland Agricultural Certainty Program would undermine the Chesapeake Bay cleanup and harm the many Maryland... Read More