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Many of you may have seen the news that Food and Water Watch (FWW) was challenging the Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) approving a loan guarantee application for a poultry operation on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. FWW is challenging the FSA’s Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) as a part of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). FWW is looking to have the decision granting the loan guarantee set aside, meaning FSA will have to start the environmental review again. While the case is just in initial stages with the complaint file by FWW, the case will be playing out over the next few months.Read More