WA dairies face challenges over manure-handling
December 18, 2015 by Capital Press
December 18, 2015, Ferndale, WA — Whatcom County dairyman Rich Appel credits his three manure lagoons with keeping the area’s water clean.
That’s why dairy farmers have reacted with shock and disbelief at the idea voiced by critics and regulators that lagoons are under-regulated environmental time bombs, seeping pollutants into groundwater. READ MORE