Repairing Relations Between Farmers and Environmentalists
The relationship been farmers and environmentalists on the coast has been rocky for a long time. And that relationship reached a new low during the legal battle launched by the Waterkeeper's Alliance against a local family — the Hudsons — and poultry giant Perdue. Now tensions are on the rise yet again, as Maryland prepares to put in place new rules that could change how farmers use chicken manure on their crops. This week we get an environmentalist's perspective on the issue, and next week, we'll talk with farmers.