January 3, 2018

North Carolina Health News, Rose Hoban, Catherine Clabby and Mark Tosczak, January 2, 2018- Despite efforts by some legislators and the livestock industry to prevent it, neighbors to industrial-scale hog farms in eastern North Carolina seem poised to pursue monetary damages against hog farms. U.S. District Judge W. Earl Britt in December rejected a plaintiff’s …

December 7, 2017

Surfrider Foundation, Angela Howe, December 5, 2017- “Preemption” is a legal term to describe when a higher authority takes control of a certain issue or area of regulation.  In the world of plastic pollution, preemption is when statewide legislation is used to take away a local city’s right to pass …