Hurricane Florence Flooded Poultry Operations Housing 1.8 Million Birds, Investigation Finds

NEW BERN, N.C. – The heavy rains and high waters after Hurricane Florence flooded 35 industrial poultry operations in North Carolina housing an estimated 1.8 million birds, according to a new investigation by Waterkeeper Alliance and the Environmental… Read More

Trump White House Pushes to Let Minors Spray Brain-Damaging Pesticides on Farms

WASHINGTON – The White House’s just-released list of planned environmental and public health rollbacks includes letting high-school-age kids spray brain-damaging pesticides on commercial farms. The plan would drop the age of workers permitted to spray restricted-use pesticides on crops from 18 to 16…. Read More