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E-M:/ Weber Dairy cited for water pollution



http://blog.mlive.com/chronicle/2008/03/michigan_fines_dairy_farm_over.html

 

The Bay City Times reported the state says Weber Dairy in Garfield Township sent polluted runoff for years to a drain that leads to Saginaw Bay.

Manure handling is an ongoing problem for large dairy farms in Michigan. West Michigan "factory farms" have been cited and fined for manure runoff into area waters.

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