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EPA vs. NRCS in WA: Whom do you believe?

January 16, 2013  by Farm Futures

January 16, 2013 – The EPA issued a 307-page report this past September which claims four Washington State dairies produce “…a considerable amount of nitrogenous organic waste.” (Manure to you and me.)

The report generated a proposed EPA Administrative Order on Consent for the dairies to sign. EPA claims it has samples from residential drinking wells located in the area of the farms and has determined that nitrate from the manure “…poses an acute health concern….” READ MORE


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