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The management of solid waste materials has evoked considerable public interest and debate in North Carolina. The growth the state's population and economy has not been without cost. This article focuses on the collection of conventional solid waste materials by local governments in the state's rural areas.
At the fourth of six public hearings on proposed changes to state rules governing non-discharging waste disposal systems, representatives of the swine industry pleaded the need to keep local politics out of animal waste regulation. Strong local opposition to animal industry operations was evident at the hearing. Soil and Water Conservation Districts were urged to consider the issue of environmental equity in regulating animal operations.