Wash Post: Contamination of groundwater from animal-waste post Hurricane Matthew

“An incalculable amount of animal waste was carried toward the ocean. Along the way, it could be contaminating the groundwater for the many people who rely on wells in this part of the state, as well as threatening the delicate ecosystems of tidal estuaries and bays.”

Very interesting article on the contamination of local groundwater from industrial fecal pools spilling over from the flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew.

Read more from the Washington Post here: “Factory farmings practices are under scrutiny again in N.C. after disastrous hurricane floods.”