Ont. farmer faces fine over manure storage
November 8, 2012 by Better Farming
Newburg, Ont – An eastern Ontario hog raising company and its director have been fined $10,000 for failing to comply with an Ontario Environment Ministry order concerning the decommissioning of manure containment structures.
There is also a 25 per cent victim surcharge in addition to the fines levied Oct. 12 in provincial court against the farm and its director. An environment ministry spokesperson, says the director and the company were each convicted of one offense under the Environmental Protection Act and fined $5,000 each. READ MORE