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Big manure spill at Washington dairy


April 14, 2010
By Seattle Times

April 14, 2010, Snohomish,
WA – A 21 million-gallon manure lagoon at a dairy farm outside Snohomish
suffered a “catastrophic” breach, releasing an unknown amount of manure into
fields and filtering it into French Slough and the Snohomish River.

April 14, 2010, Snohomish,
WA – A 21 million-gallon manure lagoon at a dairy farm outside Snohomish
suffered a “catastrophic” breach, releasing an unknown amount of manure into
fields and filtering it into French Slough and the Snohomish River.

The lagoon, at
Bartelheimer Brothers dairy, was filled almost to capacity when the dairy
operator noticed a 30-foot-wide breach on the lagoon’s northwest side and
notified the appropriate authorities.

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