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Settlement reached in MN lake lawsuit


May 17, 2013, Minneapolis, MN – A popular but pollution-plagued west-metro lake will have cleaner water in the future because of a recent out-of-court settlement between a dairy farmer and lakeshore residents.

Dairy owners James and Paul Merz agreed to shut down much of their dairy operation and improve manure handling to resolve a lawsuit filed last summer by the Lake Independence Citizens Association and 21 individual homeowners. READ MORE