Workers from Murphy Family Farms float dead pigs through Hurricane Floyd floodwaters at Rabon Maready’s hog farm near Beulaville, N.C., Sept. 24, 1999.  Floodwaters from Floyd killed thousands of hogs and triggered several waste spills. Hurricane Florence threatens to cause even more spills and pollution problems in the Carolinas.
Workers from Murphy Family Farms float dead pigs through Hurricane Floyd floodwaters at Rabon Maready’s hog farm near Beulaville, N.C., Sept. 24, 1999. Floodwaters from Floyd killed thousands of hogs and triggered several waste spills. Hurricane Florence threatens to cause even more spills and pollution problems in the Carolinas. Alan Marler AP
Workers from Murphy Family Farms float dead pigs through Hurricane Floyd floodwaters at Rabon Maready’s hog farm near Beulaville, N.C., Sept. 24, 1999. Floodwaters from Floyd killed thousands of hogs and triggered several waste spills. Hurricane Florence threatens to cause even more spills and pollution problems in the Carolinas. Alan Marler AP

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