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Officials Celebrate Delmarva Poultry Industry

Members of Delaware’s congressional delegation are joining in an annual celebration of the Delmarva region’s poultry industry.

04/16/2014

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More Backyard Chicken Coops May Come To Roost In Baltimore County

A lot of people grow their own fruits and vegetables. Now add chicken, or at least their own eggs, to the menu. It’s a growing trend and soon may be coming home to roost in Baltimore County.

09/04/2013

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Perdue, Farm Can’t Recoup Pollution Suit Fees

A federal judge has ruled that Perdue Farms and an Eastern Shore contract grower will not be able to recoup $3 million in legal fees after successfully defending themselves against a poultry pollution suit.

08/28/2013

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Perdue, Grower Seek Attorney Fees For Failed Suit

Perdue Farms and an Eastern Shore contract grower who successfully defended a poultry pollution suit should be awarded attorney fees to discourage similar suits in the future, attorneys said in filings Thursday.

02/07/2013

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Environmental Group Won’t Appeal Poultry Pollution Case

A New York-based environmental group that sued Perdue Farms and an Eastern Shore contract grower said Wednesday it won’t appeal a federal judge’s ruling in an alleged poultry pollution case.

01/24/2013

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Md. Family Still Feeling Impact From Poultry Suit

For three long years, farmer Alan Hudson and his wife were the defendants in the pollution lawsuit filed by the Waterkeeper Alliance. Hudson, who works his 100-year-old family farm in Berlin, said the impact on his family has been enormous and long-lasting.

01/08/2013

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Md. Ban On Arsenic In Chicken Feed Takes Effect

Maryland has become the first state to ban an arsenic additive in chicken feed.

01/01/2013

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Testimony Ends In Closely Watched Md. Poultry Suit

Testimony has ended in Baltimore in a closely watched environmental lawsuit against an Eastern Shore chicken grower and poultry giant Perdue Farms Inc.

10/24/2012

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Poultry Pollution Case Heats Up

The two sides in a Maryland poultry pollution law suit are now battling over whether a federal judge should visit an Eastern Shore farm at the center of the dispute.

09/17/2012

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Gov. O’Malley, Del. Governor Seek EPA Help With Corn Prices

The governors of Delaware and Maryland are joining an effort to persuade federal officials to ease renewable fuel standards because of a severe drought that has led to a drop in corn supplies and a corresponding increase in corn prices.

08/10/2012

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Poultry Farmers Brace For Challenge In Hot Weather

Poultry farmers on the Delmarva peninsula say the hot weather is presenting challenges as they produce 11 million chickens a week.

07/07/2012

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Embattled UMd. Environmental Law Clinic Wins Award

The University of Maryland says an environmental law clinic suing Perdue and an Eastern Shore poultry grower over farm runoff is being awarded for its work.

06/13/2012

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