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04/13/18 - NCC, Poultry Groups Thank Senate for Confirmation of Andrew Wheeler as EPA Deputy Administrator

The National Chicken Council, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association and National Turkey Federation today thanked the Senate for its action in confirming Andrew Wheeler as Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Wheeler brings deep expertise in environmental law … Read More >

03/23/18 - Poultry Industry Hails Passage of CERCLA Reporting Exemptions in Omnibus

U.S. poultry and egg producers praised Congress for passing legislation that provides farmers relief from federal emergency response laws that were never intended to apply to routine, non-emergency farming and ranching activities. Included in the omnibus government spending packaging approved … Read More >

03/15/18 - Congress Adds Momentum to Restoring CERCLA Exemptions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With a federal court order in six weeks set to impose a massive reporting deadline on farmers, the National Turkey Federation, National Chicken Council, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, and United Egg Producers applauded Wednesday’s bi-partisan House … Read More >

02/14/18 - Poultry Groups Praise Significant Breakthrough Restoring CERCLA Exemptions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association and United Egg Producers praised a breakthrough bipartisan bill introduced today by 20 senators to correct a pending federal court requirement that nearly a quarter … Read More >

05/17/17 - NCC, Poultry Groups Provide Input to EPA on Burdensome Regulations

The National Chicken Council (NCC) this week joined with USPOULTRY and the National Turkey Federation (NTF) to submit comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt who asked the public for ideas for reducing the agency’s regulatory burden.  More than … Read More >

01/11/17 - National Chicken Council Calls for Balance between Animal Care, Environmental, Economic Impact in Chicken Production

New study reveals negative sustainability implications of “slower growing” raising methods; NCC supports more research on chicken welfare WASHINGTON, D.C. – NCC urges consumers, the foodservice and retail industries, and non-governmental organizations to invest in studying the impact in the … Read More >

11/17/14 - Poultry Producers Say ‘Waters of U.S.’ Rule Would Significantly Burden Operations

Tucker, Ga. – The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, National Chicken Council and National Turkey Federation filed comments with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the proposed rule developed by the EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ … Read More >

02/20/14 - New NCC Website Opens the Door to Poultry Production

‘Chicken Roost’ to serve as source for consumers WASHINGTON — The National Chicken Council (NCC) has launched a new website, www.ChickenRoost.com, which features information on issues such as animal welfare, food safety, environmental stewardship, antibiotic use and the modern partnership … Read More >

10/22/13 - Experts Weigh in on Industry Advancements, Highlight Center for Livable Future’s Inaction

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Animal Agriculture Alliance, in conjunction with the National Chicken Council and other livestock and poultry producers, today hosted a teleconference with various third-party experts to discuss the industry improvements presented in the Alliance report “Advances in … Read More >

06/06/13 - EPA, CBF Reach Agreement Related to Animal Agriculture in Chesapeake Bay Watershed

US poultry industry supports EPA’s collection of more data before additional regulatory action WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 6, 2013 – In a 2010 settlement agreement to a lawsuit brought by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and partners, the U.S. Environmental … Read More >

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