Challenge says N.C. permit for hog waste methane gas operations entrenches pollution and harms to communities

Written by on July 30, 2022

Press Release | July 29, 2022

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — On behalf of the Environmental Justice Community Action Network and Cape Fear River Watch, the Southern Environmental Law Center challenged a one-size-fits all permit issued by the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality that would allow hog operations to use giant pits of untreated hog feces and urine to produce gas while spraying the harmful waste on surrounding fields. This outdated practice continues a long history of water and . . .

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