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“Dad, why do we have to live like this? When I go to my friends’ house, I don’t smell this smell.” Read more

North Carolina

Following hundreds of lawsuits filed against pork conglomerate Smithfield Foods, the General Assembly passed laws in 2017 and 2018 making it almost impossible to hold Big Pork accountable for its stink. Read more

North Carolina

North Carolina is now home to at least 515 million agriculture birds, many of which live near each other Read more

North Carolina


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The agency is taking public comments on revisions to the state’s swine waste management system general permit until December 21. Read more

North Carolina


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“Is it an improvement? Anything they do that is beyond a basic hole in the ground and spraying all the manure on fields is an improvement.” Read more

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