April 28, 2014
The Howard County Sierra Club supports the Dayton Rural Preservation Society in their campaign to establish zoning regulations that preserve agricultural land for agriculture and prevent industrial operations and other inappropriate use of agricultural land.
The Sierra Club is opposed to industrial use of farmland. The national Sierra Club's policies are quoted below.
Land Use: Two trends are of intense concern: the loss of productive agricultural land to urban, industrial, and mining development and the conversion of marginal lands and underdeveloped areas to agricultural use.