WA dairy to appeal $17,000 fine

by Capital Press | Apr 2013
April 11, 2013, Lynden, WA – A Washington state dairy plans to appeal a $17,000 fine assessed against it for allegedly improperly applying manure to a field and allowing wastewater to flow into salmon habitat.

The Washington State Department of Agriculture recently cited the Lynden dairy for two violations of the state’s Water Pollution Control Act after inspections that began in November 2012.

The company has started the appeals process, which allows it 30 days to opt for either a potential settlement hearing or to proceed directly to the state Pollution Control Hearings Board. READ MORE
Send to a friend | Be the first to comment!

Related Stories

Indiana gives early OK to off-site manure ponds

A state panel gave preliminary approval to Indiana’s first rules governing big stand-alone ponds and lagoons built to hold manure trucked in from livestock farms.

More

‘Tis the season for fall manure application

Alberta producers can make the best use of their manure application time by first refreshing themselves on the rules of manure application.

More

US senator supports aid for turning waste into power

Recently, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer unveiled a proposal for a federal tax credit to reimburse farmers for 30 percent of the expense of an anaerobic digester.

More
Next

Leave a comment