Courtesy of Modern Farmer

“The case involved ten plaintiffs in North Carolina who are unlucky enough to live near a major industrial hog operation. … The plaintiffs alleged that the use of anaerobic lagoons — literally, huge pits of hog feces — has negatively affected their quality of life thanks to putrid odors, buzzards and swarms of insects.”

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