Sound Bites: What Does Waterkeeper v. Hudson Trial Mean For Future Maryland Environmental Policies?

art8772wideaJanuary 13, 2015 – Segment 4

On this episode of, Sound Bites, we speak with Kathy Phillips, Assateague Coastkeeper and Executive Director of the Assateague Coastal Trust as we reflect upon the case of Waterkeeper v. Hudson, which in 2013 saw a Baltimore judge rule in favor of the Hudson Family, Eastern Shore Perdue contract chicken farmers sued by the Waterkeeper Alliance for alleged violation of the Clean Water Act.

Next, we discuss the recent documentary produced about the case, Collateral Damage: A Farm and Family Under Attack.  Our guests will include: Gerald Winegrad, attorney and Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy where he has taught a graduate course on Chesapeake Bay Restoration since 1988; and Don Rush, News Director, Associate Program Director, and Senior Producer of News and Public Affairs at Public Radio Delmarva (WSCL/WSDL).

Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

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