WI farm fined for manure spill into wetlands
August 15, 2014 by Wisconsin Ag Connection
August 15, 2014, Spencer, WI – The owner of a Marathon County dairy farm has been fined for not preventing a manure storage tank from spilling excess waste that he knew was contaminating area wetlands for about a year.
The farmer pleaded no contest to violating state water pollution laws earlier this month after the state’s natural resources department was tipped off anonymously about the situation. READ MORE