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Local officials at odds on manure management in MD


September 9, 2011, Worcester County, MD – More than two dozen environmental groups, including Assateague Coastal Trust, are calling for a temporary prohibition on building new chicken houses on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

“The moratorium would be an opportunity like I said, to step back, take a deep breath for a moment, get the poultry companies involved in this, start finding how they can also contribute to controlling this excess manure water,” explains executive director Kathy Phillips. READ MORE