Dairy Company Owner Sentenced to Six Months of Home Detention and Ordered to Pay $15,000 Fine for Discharging 11,000 Gallons of Cow Feces into the French Broad River

Dairy Company Owner Sentenced to Six Months of Home Detention and Ordered to Pay ,000 Fine for Discharging 11,000 Gallons of Cow Feces into the French Broad River
ATLANTA – William “Billy” Franklin Johnston, the owner of one of North Carolina’s largest dairy farms located in Fletcher, N.C., was sentenced Thursday to four years of probation, six months of which he has to spend in home detention, for his role in the discharging of cow feces into the French Broad River, announced Jill Westmoreland Rose, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. U.S. Magistrate Judge Dennis L. Howell also ordered Johnston to pay a $15,000 fine
Dairy Company Owner Sentenced to Six Months of Home Detention and Ordered to Pay ,000 Fine for Discharging 11,000 Gallons of Cow Feces into the French Broad River
Source: EPA Water news

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