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Report: When MD chicken farms fail inspections, few face penalties

A new report finds that Maryland state agencies regularly cite Eastern Shore poultry operations for pollution permit violations but rarely hand out penalties. More than 80% of 182 poultry farms visited by state inspectors between 2017 and 2020 were found out of compliance with their pollution-control permits, according to the Environmental Integrity Project, which reviewed more […]