Lower Neuse Riverkeeper

Hog farm that spilled 1 million gallons of feces, urine into waterways had been warned of lagoon problems

BY: - January 12, 2021

DC Mills Farm has familial ties to another operation that incurred a record fine A Jones County farm that spilled an estimated 1 million gallons of hog feces and urine into a tributary of the Trent River shortly before Christmas had been cited twice in the past year by state regulators because its lagoon was too full.

[Updated] In eastern NC, hog lagoons, coal ash basins flooded; environmental damage still unknown

BY: - October 12, 2016

Update: At 3:40 p.m. Fox Carolina reported that a break has been detected in the earthen basin wall surrounding the cooling pond at the H.F. Lee Plant in Goldsboro. From the story: A statement from the utility on Wednesday said there is a 50- to 60-foot break in a corner of the cooling pond, which […]