Industrial Poultry Houses - USDA Photo

Maryland’s Community Healthy Air Act

Legislation Would Study Air Emissions from Industrial Animal Farms Everyone deserves the right to know if the air they breathe could be making them sick. While the state of Maryland monitors air pollution from cars and factories, the same cannot be said for one of Maryland’s largest industries that also emits pollutants- industrial animal agriculture. …

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Polls: Support for Fair Farms’ Legislative Priorities

By Mitchelle Stephenson When Fair Farms launched in December, we had two top legislative priorities for the 2016 Maryland General Assembly: antibiotics legislation (SB 607/HB 829) that would restrict the routine use of human antimicrobials in livestock that is not sick; and the Poultry Litter Management Act (SB 496/HB 599), a bill that would place …

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