February 23, 2012 – Hour 2

This week’s episode of Sound Bites focuses on a lawsuit that’s garnered significant controversy in farming and environmentalist communities in Maryland.  Assateague Coastal Trust and the Waterkeeper Alliance filed suit against Perdue Farms and the Hudson family, alleging that the runoff from the Hudson farm violated the Clean Water act.

Joining us on the show are:

Allen Hudson, one of the plaintiffs in the suit
Assateague Coastkeeper Kathy Phillips, who found the pollutants in the water coming from the Hudson Farm
Julie DeYoung, Perdue spokesperson and Steve Schwalb, Vice President of Environmental Sustainability for Perdue
Michelle Merkel and Scott Edwards, attorneys for Food and Water Watch