Hog farmer calls pollution claims “crazy”
May 7, 2013 by KFSM/KXNW
May 7, 2013, Fayetteville, AR – A hog farmer in Newton County, Arkansas, has come under pressure from Fayetteville city officials.
They are concerned runoff from the hog farm is putting contaminants into the Buffalo River and recently passed a resolution opposing the hog farm.
Pig manure runs below the hog house into pits, which run into two lagoons lined with 18 inches of clay. The manure is then pumped out of the lagoons by a truck. READ MORE