An Introduction to SRAP

This video provides an introduction to SRAP, offering an overview of our work and why it’s so critically important.

MEDIA ALERT: New Information Should Bring Costco Poultry Plant Permits to a Halt

NDEQ public meeting to shine light on flawed process for massive Fremont poultry operation; 4-mile pipeline goes unmentioned; construction variance request filed before air permit issued WHAT: A public hearing by the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ)… Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Public to Confront Sussex County DE Chicken Wastewater Dumping Scheme

Opposition to DNREC proposed permit lodged by new community group; Massive amounts of Allen Harim Harbeson poultry plant ‘slaughter water’ a threat to local wells & public health  WHAT:       A public hearing by the Delaware Department of… 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 (WDOJ) has fined… Read More

July 18, 2017: SRAP News From the Field

Did You Have Flies for your 4th of July? For many people across America, the days leading up to the 4th of July were filled with actively planning their holiday in anticipation of family, parades, and BBQs. The… Read More

SRAP Board Member Nancy Utesch: Wisconsin DNR’s low-key response to Kewaunee County water crisis not nearly enough

Opinion The Capital Times | June 10, 2017 The Department of Natural Resources’ recent low-key roll-out of help for Kewaunee County residents dealing with contamination so great that they cannot drink nor should they bathe in their water… Read More

PRESS CONFERENCE: Schuyler County IL Citizens Speak Out to Oppose Planned Olive Branch Acres Industrial Hog Operation

Concerns over the impact of proposed 20,000-head swine confinement near Littleton; public health threats & environmental risks fuel local opposition WHAT:       An open-air press conference & public testimony by local residents & farmers against the proposed Olive… Read More

May 30, 2017: SRAP News From the Field

Chickens, Hogs, and Manure Oh My…. Factory farms continue to expand across the country, but citizens aren’t taking this sitting down. In the past month, we received calls for help from communities in Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Ohio, and… 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 millions of… Read More

PRESS RELEASE: Schuyler County IL Residents ‘CARE’ 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