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WA dairies buoyed by ecology’s CAFO permit stance


June 21, 2016, Olympia, WA – The Washington Department of Ecology is proposing issuing permits to dairies that could limit federal lawsuits over groundwater pollution, creating a regulatory framework sought by the dairy industry and fought by environmental groups.

“We think this is a good thing,” Washington State Dairy Federation policy director Jay Gordon said. “They (DOE) have done an excellent job of listening. They really have.” READ MORE