Environmental groups threaten to sue pig farm - Local news, weather, sports Savannah | WSAV On Your Side

Environmental groups threaten to sue pig farm

Posted: Updated:
TRENTON, N.C. - The Neuse Riverkeeper Foundation and the Waterkeeper Alliance notified Stilley Farm that they would file a lawsuit if Stilley didn't clean up it's act.

According to both organizations, Stilley sprays large amounts of pig waste on fields that eventually lead into ditches. From there, the waste is carried to area waterways.

Larry Baldwin, the North Carolina Coordinator for the Waterkeeper Alliance, says the farm needs to change how they get rid of waste.

"There is technology that is available to put a treatment system on these farms, to treat that waste, and that's what we're asking for," Baldwin said.

For more information on the Neuse Riverkeeper Foundation, visit their website at http://www.neuseriver.org/.

For more information on the Waterkeeper Alliance, visit their website at http://waterkeeper.org/.
  • Local NewsMore>>

  • UNC inviting ex-athletes back to complete degrees

    UNC inviting ex-athletes back to complete degrees

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:36 AM EDT2014-07-25 10:36:35 GMT
    North Carolina is inviting former athletes who left before completing coursework to return and earn their degrees.
    North Carolina is inviting former athletes who left before completing coursework to return and earn their degrees.
  • Millions in insurance rebates coming to Carolinas

    Millions in insurance rebates coming to Carolinas

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:34 AM EDT2014-07-25 10:34:04 GMT
    Millions of dollars in health insurance rebates will be coming to consumers in South Carolina and North Carolina from companies the government says spent too much of premium dollars on profits and red tape last year.
    Millions of dollars in health insurance rebates will be coming to consumers in South Carolina and North Carolina from companies the government says spent too much of premium dollars on profits and red tape last year.
  • Almost 90 students receiving degrees from Miller-Motte College in Greenville

    Almost 90 students receiving degrees from Miller-Motte College in Greenville

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:15 AM EDT2014-07-25 10:15:22 GMT
    Almost 90 students will receive their degrees and diplomas from Miller-Motte College in Greenville on Friday.The commencement ceremony is being held at the Greenville Convention Center at 6:00 p.m.North Carolina Senator, Don Davis, will deliver the commencement address. Senator Davis represents the fifth district which consists of Greene County along with parts of Pitt, Wayne, and Lenoir Counties as well.Miller-Motte College originally formed in Wilmington in 1916 and primarily offers Associa...
    Almost 90 students will receive their degrees and diplomas from Miller-Motte College in Greenville on Friday.The commencement ceremony is being held at the Greenville Convention Center at 6:00 p.m.North Carolina Senator, Don Davis, will deliver the commencement address. Senator Davis represents the fifth district which consists of Greene County along with parts of Pitt, Wayne, and Lenoir Counties as well.Miller-Motte College originally formed in Wilmington in 1916 and primarily offers Associa...
  • NewsMore>>

  • UNC inviting ex-athletes back to complete degrees

    UNC inviting ex-athletes back to complete degrees

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:36 AM EDT2014-07-25 10:36:35 GMT
    North Carolina is inviting former athletes who left before completing coursework to return and earn their degrees.
    North Carolina is inviting former athletes who left before completing coursework to return and earn their degrees.
  • Millions in insurance rebates coming to Carolinas

    Millions in insurance rebates coming to Carolinas

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:34 AM EDT2014-07-25 10:34:04 GMT
    Millions of dollars in health insurance rebates will be coming to consumers in South Carolina and North Carolina from companies the government says spent too much of premium dollars on profits and red tape last year.
    Millions of dollars in health insurance rebates will be coming to consumers in South Carolina and North Carolina from companies the government says spent too much of premium dollars on profits and red tape last year.
  • Federal judge denies new trial for MacDonald

    Federal judge denies new trial for MacDonald

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:12 AM EDT2014-07-25 10:12:58 GMT
    Former Army captain, Jeffrey MacDonald's latest appeal for a new trial has been denied.Former Army captain, Jeffrey MacDonald's latest appeal for a new trial has been denied.
    A federal judge has denied Jeffrey MacDonald's latest bid for a new trial. The 70-year-old former Army captain is serving three life sentences in the stabbing deaths of his pregnant wife, Colette, and 5-year-old Kimberley and 2-year-old Kristen in their Fort Bragg home.
    A federal judge has denied Jeffrey MacDonald's latest bid for a new trial. The 70-year-old former Army captain is serving three life sentences in the stabbing deaths of his pregnant wife, Colette, and 5-year-old Kimberley and 2-year-old Kristen in their Fort Bragg home.
  • Technology & ScienceMore>>

  • Report: China to declare Qualcomm a monopoly

    Report: China to declare Qualcomm a monopoly

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:35 AM EDT2014-07-25 04:35:08 GMT
    A government newspaper says Chinese regulators have concluded Qualcomm Inc., one of the biggest makers of chips used in mobile devices, has a monopoly.
    Chinese regulators have concluded Qualcomm Inc., one of the biggest makers of chips used in mobile devices, has a monopoly, a government newspaper reported Friday.
  • Baidu profit up 34 percent as mobile service grows

    Baidu profit up 34 percent as mobile service grows

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:02 AM EDT2014-07-25 04:02:28 GMT
    Baidu Inc., which operates China's most popular search engine, says its quarterly profit rose 34 percent over a year earlier as its mobile business grew.
    Baidu Inc., which operates China's most popular search engine, said Friday its quarterly profit rose 34 percent over a year earlier as its mobile business grew.
  • Twitter admits to diversity problem in workforce

    Twitter admits to diversity problem in workforce

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:06:54 GMT
    Twitter is acknowledging that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just like several other major companies in Silicon Valley.
    Twitter acknowledged that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just like several other major companies in Silicon Valley.
  • HealthMore>>

  • Police seek man who refused tuberculosis treatment

    Police seek man who refused tuberculosis treatment

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:06:27 GMT
    Prosecutors in Northern California said Thursday that they have obtained an arrest warrant for a tuberculosis patient who has refused treatment and may be contagious, putting those around him at risk.
    Prosecutors in Northern California said Thursday that they have obtained an arrest warrant for a tuberculosis patient who has refused treatment and may be contagious, putting those around him at risk.
  • Head of troubled CDC anthrax lab has resigned

    Head of troubled CDC anthrax lab has resigned

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:03:30 GMT
    Health officials say that the head of the government lab which potentially exposed workers to live anthrax has resigned.
    The head of the government lab that potentially exposed workers to live anthrax has resigned, an agency spokesman said Wednesday.
  • Ruling on antibiotics in livestock reversed

    Ruling on antibiotics in livestock reversed

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:03:17 GMT
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration isn't required to hold public hearings to evaluate the health risks of widespread use of antibiotics in animal feed, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration isn't required to hold public hearings to evaluate the health risks of widespread use of antibiotics in animal feed, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
Powered by WorldNow

1430 East Victory Drive
Savannah, GA 31404

Telephone: 912.651.0300
Fax: 912.651.0320
Email: newsemailalert@wsav.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.