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OR man gets jail, fine for cattle pollution


March 23, 2012
By Seattle Post Intelligencer

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St. Helens, OR — An 86-year-old man has been sentenced to five days in jail and fined $300,000 for allowing cattle manure to enter creeks running into the Columbia River.

The man was sentenced in Columbia County Circuit Court on two felony water pollution counts and 25 misdemeanors stemming from cow manure running into local creeks. READ MORE