It’s no secret that the Chesapeake Bay is in serious trouble. One might say the bay is dying, and certainly parts of it are actually dead. Yet past efforts to “clean up the bay” have been hampered by the refusal of activist groups to place the blame where it belongs; namely, in large part in . . . → Read More: Finally, Some Truth Comes Out about the Chesapeake Bay
A few fun facts about the environmental impact of Delmarva’s poultry industry, from this 1999 Washington Post article:
Poultry’s Price: The Cost to the Bay
* Perdue, the country’s second-largest chicken producer, trucks millions of gallons of waste a year from its Delaware slaughterhouses into Maryland, where the loads are injected into fields.
* Some . . . → Read More: The Price of Poultry