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Lax regulation of polluting factory farm dairies in Wisconsin

November 16, 2010

Full article: http://tinyurl.com/ykpy8mx

Highlights:

– No permits for megadairies have been revoked even after repeated violations.

– The dairy industry is pushing for even less scrutiny.

– Regulators are not even inspecting farms once every five years.

– One cow can produce as much waste as 18 people, but it is not treated.

– Dairy waste is a frequent contaminant in rural wells.

– Residents have gotten violently ill from dairy manure.

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