Although not the farmer, Sen. Tom McInnis of Richmond County owns the land for a proposed poultry farm near Goldston in Chatham County.
These groups represent industries worth billions of dollars, and are supported by some of the world's largest polluters.
Farms housing thousands of animals are one of several sources contaminating the Pine River and dividing a mid-Michigan community.
Ag and business groups issued a letter warning board members they may face criminal charges. Environmental groups are calling it intimidation.
The pollutants wafting from these operations are largely unregulated by the federal government.
Exclusive: US senator says everybody loses – except the massive corporations that have taken over America's food industry.
If you want to talk about the inequality in our economy, COVID-19, race, and silent violence in our cities, you need to start with environmental injustice.
Researchers say that more microplastics pollution is getting into farm soil than oceans—and these tiny bits are showing up in our fruits, veggies, and bodies.