Wednesday, July 27, 2005

North Carolina Pig Auschwitzes

North Carolina Pig Auschwitzes are linked to Duke, the Atkins Foundation, Bill
Gates (funder of Duke), and to Smithfield:




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Senator Dole has done nothing about the following:
http://dole.senate.gov/index.cfm?FuseAction=ContactInformation.ContactForm

PIG AUSCHWITZ FACTS (SMITHFIELD DUKE GATES INVOLVED)

10 million hogs live in North Carolina's coastal region


8 million humans live in North Carolina


92 percent of North Carolina's hogs are raised on factory farms with at least 2,000 hogs


1 hog generates as much waste as 3 people


2.5 tons of hog feces and urine are produced in North Carolina per citizen each year


52,000 tons of waste are generated by North Carolina's hogs daily


640,000 pounds of nitrogen are generated by North Carolina's hogs daily


213,000 pounds of phosphorus are generated by North Carolina's hogs daily


22 million gallons of hog waste were dumped into North Carolina's New River after a waste lagoon burst in 1995


11 million gallons of oil were spilled in Alaska's Prince William Sound by the 1989 Exxon Valdez disaster



Sources: Environmental Defense Fund.