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06/27/19 - Delmarva Growers Featured in New NCC National Video on Sustainability

Washington, D.C. – Further delivering on its commitment to transparency, the National Chicken Council (NCC) unveiled a new video featuring four chicken farms in Maryland and Delaware, that offers consumers a first-hand look onto the farms and their various sustainability … Read More >

06/03/19 - New Survey Examines Consumers’ Understanding of the Environmental Impact of Chicken Production

National Chicken Council Seeks to Bridge the Gap Between Consumer Perception & Reality Detroit – (June 3, 2019) – Further delivering on its commitment to transparency, the National Chicken Council (NCC) today unveiled the findings of its new nationwide survey … Read More >

11/02/18 - NCC, Poultry Groups Welcome EPA’s Clarification on Needless Reporting Requirement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Chicken Council, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, National Turkey Federation and United Egg Producers this week commended the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its proposed changes to the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know (EPCRA) … Read More >

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 >

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