Hurricane Florence May Rain a Shit-Storm Down On North Carolina

I originally posted the following information and commentary onto my Facebook wall…

An aerial view of a hog farm in North Carolina. The shot on the right shows a flooded manure lagoon after Hurricane Matthew.

What Will Happen When Hurricane Florence Hits North Carolina’s Massive Pig Manure Lagoons?:
https://www.organicconsumers.org/news/what-will-happen-when-hurricane-florence-hits-north-carolinas-massive-pig-manure-lagoons

North Carolina is one of the biggest hog-farming states in the US, with about 9 million pigs being raised on some 2,300 farms. That equals a lot of manure—about 10 billion pounds of wet animal waste are produced in the state a year, according to the Waterkeeper Alliance. Farms store the pigs’ feces in uncovered, earthen lagoons, some the size of football fields. And now they’re at risk of becoming a public health hazard when Hurricane Florence touches down.

(Read entire article here…)

My Commentary: A shit-storm…

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