MEDIA ALERT: North Dakota’s Factory Farm Future — “How Bad Is It?”

National experts come to Cass County for a real-world presentation on the harsh impacts of industrial animal operations & the need to reject Pipestone’s Rolling Green hog CAFO now CASSELTON, ND—October 4, 2017—Socially Responsible Agricultural Project (SRAP), a… Read More

Sam Berley – Somerset County, MD

  When Sam Berley purchased a home on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, he was just hoping to raise a family in a peaceful area that reminded him of his upbringing on Long Island. For twenty years, he and his… 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

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

Marj Van Winkle – Iowa

Hog farms were nothing new to Marj Van Winkle. But this was different. This was not farming. Marj, 77, and her husband Lyle, 83, have farmed 160 acres in Jefferson County, Iowa for half a century — just… 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

Maria Elena Bejarano – Anthony, New Mexico

  Maria Elena Bejarano never expected to have to pray for a breath of fresh air. She never expected to spend her days wondering if the thousands of cows next door were polluting her water, and she certainly… Read More

PRESS RELEASE: Gordon County GA Residents Call on Commissioners to Address Protections from Growing Health & Safety Risks of Industrial Poultry Operations

CALHOUN, GA ––APRIL 12, 2017­­––Supported by peer-reviewed scientific research and expert perspective on the impacts of industrial poultry operations provided in a letter delivered to the Gordon County Commissioners from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Center… Read More

Victory In Sterling, Nebraska – By CH Hagstrom, Citizens For Responsible Zoning

  About 7:55 PM on Monday, April 10, a sort of dull “thud” emanated from southeast Nebraska. Not a clap of thunder, so prevalent this time of year, not an aircraft sonic boom. It was actually the door… Read More

Citizens Standing Up, Fighting Back : Brian Kaltreider – Codorus Township, Pennsylvania

Brian Kaltreider had returned to his roots. Life in his grandpa’s rural hometown of Codorus Township, York County, Pennsylvania was the plan — complete with the long-awaited restoration of an 1864 log cabin Brian had in storage. There… Read More