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Larry Hogan has a chance to be a green governor
Larry Hogan has a chance to be a green governor

This week, Larry Hogan promised poultry farmers that his "first fight" as governor will be to scrap new rules from the Maryland Department of Agriculture to curb the amount of phosphorous from chicken manure running into the Chesapeake Bay. "We won't allow [the O'Malley administration] to put you out of business, destroy your way of life, or decimate your entire industry," Hogan told the Maryland Farm Bureau convention, sounding more like a guy still campaigning than one preparing to govern. Hogan doesn't take office until next month, and it's not clear how much homework he's done on the problem of poultry-related pollution. But in making that...

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