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WI bill would regulate manure spreading statewide


December 3, 2015, Green Bay, WI – State and county officials would be required to identify areas vulnerable to groundwater pollution and enforce manure spreading restrictions on that land under a bill introduced recently by Northeastern Wisconsin lawmakers.

State Rep. Eric Genrich and state Sen. Dave Hansen, both Democrats from Green Bay, said they proposed the bill because of growing concerns that large-scale farms known as concentrated animal feeding operations are spreading more manure than the land can safely absorb. READ MORE