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Smithfield joins green groups in clean-energy fight


August 5, 2015, Raleigh, NC – With North Carolina’s renewable energy mandate under assault from Republican legislators, green groups seeking to save it have found an unlikely ally: the state’s hog industry.

Smithfield Foods Inc. and other companies that raise and slaughter pigs have put aside decades of disagreements and united – for the moment – with environmentalists to defend the only state law in the nation that lists swine manure as a renewable resource. READ MORE