Manure spill pollutes creek, washes into WI lake
June 10, 2014 by Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel
June 10, 2014, Milwaukee, WI – A large Memorial Day manure spill polluted a Fond du Lac County creek and washed into Lake Winnebago, the Department of Natural Resources reported recently.
The spill, estimated at 50,000 gallons, killed fish on hundreds of feet of Pipe Creek, about a mile from Lake Winnebago. Dead fish have also been found in the lake, the DNR said.
The fish kill in Lake Winnebago doesn’t appear to be related to the manure spill, DNR officials said. READ MORE