The Fight Against Factory Farm Pollution
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 863 , Segment 2
Episode: Reuniting Immigrant Families, Fighting Farm Pollution, Mowing 50 Lawns in 50 States
- Jul 25, 2018 9:00 pm
- 18:13 mins
Guest: Sacoby Wilson, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Public Health, University of Maryland If you’ve ever passed a large pig farm or cattle operation and rolled up your windows to keep out the stench, imagine living next door to it. Neighbors believe the regulations that govern how smelly and messy a hog farm can be haven’t kept pace with just how huge these farms have become. So they’ve been suing the farms under nuisance laws – and lately they’re winning those cases. What will that mean for meat production in the US?