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Ammonia study fuels concerns over dairy emissions


March 1, 2016, Yakima, WA – A recent survey showing “slight improvement” in air pollution releases from Yakima County dairies isn’t easing the concerns of neighbors and environmentalists, especially with a new study linking ammonia from manure to decreased lung function in children with asthma.

The survey comes two years after officials set a mandatory air quality policy for county dairies. READ MORE