Using Legal System to Fight Factory Farms

Michele Merkel is co-director of Food & Water Justice, the legal division. They use the court system to advocate for positive change & provide legal support for Food & Water Watch’s mission to ensure that the food, water & fish  we consume is safe, accessible & sustainably produced.  Michele previously served as an attorney in the Enforcement Division of  the US EPA, where she worked  closely with the Dept of Justice to develop and bring actions for  violations of federal environmental laws.