Mega-dairy moratorium bills introduced in Oregon state legislature.

Stand Up To Factory Farms coalition urges immediate action to protect Oregon’s climate and communities from mega-dairy pollution. Salem, OR -  Thanks to groundbreaking legislation introduced by Representative Rob Nosse and Senator Michael Dembrow, a much-needed moratorium on new and expanding industrial dairies above 2,500 cows has a chance to see the light of day. … Continue reading Mega-dairy moratorium bills introduced in Oregon state legislature.

Governor Brown Rejects Urgent Demand for Statewide Mega-Dairy Moratorium.

Governor’s written refusal comes as Oregon considers a permit for a new 30,000-head mega-dairy  Salem, OR - Two months after eastern Oregon residents and members of the Stand Up To Factory Farms coalition met with Governor Kate Brown to ask that she use her executive authority to enact an immediate moratorium on mega-dairies, Governor Brown … Continue reading Governor Brown Rejects Urgent Demand for Statewide Mega-Dairy Moratorium.

Governor Brown Hears from Advocates – Oregon Urgently Needs a Mega-Dairy Moratorium.

Stand Up to Factory Farms coalition speaks with Governor Kate Brown over zoom. On Thursday October 7th the Stand Up To Factory Farms coalition met with Governor Kate Brown and staff to ask Governor Brown to enact an immediate mega-dairy moratorium to protect Oregon’s air, water, climate, rural communities, small farmers and animal welfare. While … Continue reading Governor Brown Hears from Advocates – Oregon Urgently Needs a Mega-Dairy Moratorium.

Advocates Submit Comments to ODA to Deny Permit for New Mega-Dairy in Klamath County.

Today, the Stand Up To Factory Farms Coalition along with animal welfare, environmental, family farm, public health, rural advocacy, and wildlife protection organizations submitted comments on the proposed Animal Waste Management permit for Straight Ranch. Straight Ranch would house 2,500 cows in a new facility in Klamath County, OR. The letter urges the Oregon Department … Continue reading Advocates Submit Comments to ODA to Deny Permit for New Mega-Dairy in Klamath County.

Renewed Call for Governor Brown to Enact an Immediate Mega-Dairy Moratorium Comes as State Attempts to Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Advocates call on state officials to address climate harm from Oregon’s mega-dairies with immediate mega-dairy moratorium. Salem, OR -  Today, 20 national, local and state based animal welfare, family farm, environmental, and food safety groups, submitted a letter to Governor Brown urging her to enact an immediate mega-dairy moratorium to protect Oregon’s climate, air, water, … Continue reading Renewed Call for Governor Brown to Enact an Immediate Mega-Dairy Moratorium Comes as State Attempts to Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Coalition Submits Letter to LUBGWMA Committee Urging Action on Nitrate Contamination from Mega-Dairies.

Today, the Stand Up To Factory Farms coalition submitted a letter to the Lower Umatilla Basin Groundwater Management Area Committee and the Oregon Department of Agriculture and Environmental Quality urging the them to put the environment and health and welfare of local communities first by implementing mandatory measures to control the nitrate contamination from area … Continue reading Coalition Submits Letter to LUBGWMA Committee Urging Action on Nitrate Contamination from Mega-Dairies.