To fuel North Carolina’s pork industry, the state is host to more than 9 million pigs. Turns out, that hog waste is a fuel of its own, and it’s becoming a bigger part of North Carolina’s energy portfolio. Duke Energy announced its second swine waste-to-power project in North Carolina earlier today.
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Wednesday on CoastLine, we’ll examine the economic and environmental impacts of North Carolina's poultry industry with the Cape Fear Riverkeeper, a representative of the Poultry Federation, and a former Perdue contract chicken farmer. How is this industry regulated, and what does North Carolina have to gain?
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According to the U.S. Department of Justice, human trafficking sits right below the illegal trade of weapons and illicit drugs on the list of most profitable, criminal enterprises.
This week is Flamingo Week at Occasions...Just Write in memory of Jim Mahan, who passed away in 2012. Jim was the husband of Peggy Mahan, the owner of Occasions...Just Write in the Cotton Exchange downtown-and a great fan of flamingos.
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