EPA acts to protect Puget Sound shellfish beds from manure runoff, fines Lynden dairy

EPA acts to protect Puget Sound shellfish beds from manure runoff, fines Lynden dairy
(Seattle—March 26, 2015) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a compliance order and $7,500 penalty to R. Bajema Farm for violations of the Clean Water Act. During a 2013 inspection of the Lynden, Washington dairy farm, EPA staff observed the discharge of water polluted with animal waste to a ditch that flows into Fishtrap Creek and the Nooksack River, which empties into North Puget Sound near shellfish beds
EPA acts to protect Puget Sound shellfish beds from manure runoff, fines Lynden dairy
Source: EPA Water news

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