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$20 million fight threatened over pig smell


May 13, 2014 – Paul Dagostin’s barn, which houses nearly 5,000 hogs in Salem Township, Pennsylvania, is in the cross-hairs of some nearby residents.

“They want to shut me down because of the smell,” said the 45-year-old, third-generation farmer. Dagostin, who is married and has two small daughters, said he built the barn last year after taking out a business loan of a million dollars — and after meeting all township and state requirements. READ MORE