UEP members introduce sustainability plans

April 8, 2021

As UEP moves forward in its work with the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry and Eggs (USRSPE), it is important for egg producers and the egg industry to issue “Sustainability Reports.”  Sustainability reporting is an …

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Egg producers: Create your individual sustainability stories

March 24, 2021

Photo by Andrea Gantz Published by Watt Poultry.com BY DEVEN KING ON MARCH 23, 2021 Sustainability has been a popular topic and one that is not going to go away. That is why both the American Egg Board (AEB) and …

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Maryland court: emissions are subject to CAFO permitting

March 18, 2021

Last week, a state trial court found that the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) should be using the federal Clean Water Act (CWA) concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) permitting program to regulate gaseous ammonia …

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Mapping environmental justice

March 4, 2021

An old tool getting a Biden update An Obama-era EPA mapping tool called EJScreen is being updated and improved for use in support of the Biden’s Administration’s environmental justice objectives. Initially, the mapping tool helped …

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Biden’s climate executive order – what does it mean for egg producers?

February 4, 2021

Egg producers have a small climate footprint, which has decreased in the last several decades though egg production has increased. The feed used to raise birds and produce eggs is the single largest contributor to …

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