Toni Oneil is working tirelessly to keep the organization she started in 2003 alive. Much of her time goes to injured waterfowl who are living in thick muck, with little or no water. To fix that problem, Oneil hired an excavating company to build a pond for the birds, a waterfowl haven that had to be less than an acre, or else she needed a permit. But Oniel soon found out that her pond was actually one point four acres, and now the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources demands the problem be corrected. It says all the dirt areas must be covered by June 30th, or else a five thousand dollar fine each day there after. Eastern excavating of Jacksonville who built the pond, was also in violation, along with Possumwood Acres. They've been helping Toni removed debris, after they found out about the violation.
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