An aerial view of a hog farm operation located next to the Trent River, near New Bern, in 1995. The large alage growth in the foregound is a result of the runoff from the hog farm into the river, said the Neuse River Foundation. The site is no longer a hog farm.
An aerial view of a hog farm operation located next to the Trent River, near New Bern, in 1995. The large alage growth in the foregound is a result of the runoff from the hog farm into the river, said the Neuse River Foundation. The site is no longer a hog farm. Robert Willett Staff
An aerial view of a hog farm operation located next to the Trent River, near New Bern, in 1995. The large alage growth in the foregound is a result of the runoff from the hog farm into the river, said the Neuse River Foundation. The site is no longer a hog farm. Robert Willett Staff

We rely on self-reporting of hog lagoon spills. We shouldn’t.

February 13, 2018 12:35 PM