Federal agency to review manure lagoon project
June 8, 2015, Watertown, NY – The federal government is stepping in to make sure a manure lagoon near the Black River is safe.
State and federal agencies met with Watertown city officials just outside Watertown recently to discuss concerns about a lagoon being built 1,500 feet from the Black River to store manure. Officials are worried manure could leak out and contaminate drinking water, like it did in another county nearly 10 years ago. READ MORE