Firm chosen to drill under AR pig farm’s ponds
July 25, 2016 by Arkansas Online
July 25, 2016, Little Rock, AR – The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality has selected a contractor for a drilling project on a hog farm in Newton County, Chief Deputy Director Julie Chapman said.
Harbor Environmental of Little Rock will conduct the study, which will drill to extract soil samples at C&H Hog Farms.
C&H is permitted to hold up to 2,503 sows and 4,000 piglets, but it has been criticized for the entirety of its three-year existence by environmental and recreation groups concerned about its potential to pollute the Buffalo National River. READ MORE