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Manure, Interrupted

October 27, 2019

October 27, 2019
 
Manure madness continues here in the tributaries to the Western Lake Erie Basin, interrupted only by heavy rains.  Under the rules of Michigan's NPDES CAFO permit (similar to Ohio's CAFF permit), and the guidelines in Michigan's Right-to-Farm GAAMPs for non-permitted livestock farms, manure is not to...

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A Never-Ending Story

October 23, 2019

October 23, 2019
 
Wednesday, Oct. 23 - Despite the fact that we've had nearly 12" more rain than normal in these parts so far this year, the sewage must go on.  Manure dragline from dump box operation, from Hudson Dairy.  M34 just west of Nye Rd., Hillsdale County  (Bean/Tiffin/Maumee watershed)  Heavy rain forecast...

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Ohio cities want pig manure treated like human waste to protect Lake Erie from harmful algal blooms

October 3, 2019

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CLEVELAND, Ohio – The cities of Toledo and Oregon, as well as surrounding Lucas County, want to stop manure from causing harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie.

So they’re asking the state to require two proposed confined-animal feeding operations -- with a total of 14,400 swine in the...

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Two feet high and rising

October 3, 2019

"How high's the water, mama?
Two feet high and rising
How high's the water, papa?
Two feet high and rising"
---- from "Five Feet High and Rising", written and recorded by Johnny Cash
 

Wait … he's just talking about rain water.

When...

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Toledo officials spurred by prospect of more livestock farms – Toledo Blade

October 2, 2019

Toledo Blade - Tom Henry

Elected officials in the Toledo area have taken a new approach in their ongoing battle against large livestock operations that contribute to Lake Erie’s harmful algae blooms.

They’re asking the Ohio Department of Agriculture to require that all manure from such facilities get treated to the standards of human-made sewage before it’s spread on fields as fertilizer.

Toledo...

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20,000 Gallons Of Liquid Manure Leaked From MN Farm’s Storage Tank

September 26, 2019

 

HOLDINGFORD (MN) -- Around 20,000 gallons of liquid manure leaked out of an above-ground storage tank near Holdingford, according to the Stearns County Sheriff's department.

63-year-old Mark Leukam of Albany reported an ongoing leak from the tank Wednesday. The tank, which can hold up to 400,000 gallons of liquid manure, contained around 350,000 gallons at the time the leak was reported.

Authorities say the...

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Truly sh*tty road in CAFO Country

September 18, 2019

Not sure if it is a leaky CAFO waste tanker, or an overfill or a "cowboy" driver or just an effort to get rid of the CAFO waste anywhere you can.

Yes it is poop. The toxic smell supports this.

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Intersection of US-127 and Prattville Rd - September 17, 2019

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Locked, loaded, and ready to go

September 15, 2019

September 15, 2019
 
More raw livestock sewage for the Bean/Tiffin/Maumee watershed.  3 different fields, all within a couple square miles of the Crap Convoy shown in the Stench Alert entry below, that was lined up on Munson Hwy. just south of Territorial Rd.  As soon as the rain quits,...

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Sh*t, Sh*t, and more Sh*t.

September 14, 2019

Apparently the practice of fan casting of CAFO sh*t is back and going strong.

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Photos above taken August 7, 2019. Hillsdale County, Prattville Rd, west of Pittsford Rd.

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Dogs Are Dying in Water Across America – and Here’s Why

August 26, 2019

24/7 Wall Street - Douglas A McIntyre

The State of New Jersey recently warned people not to swim in Lake Hopatcong, the state’s largest lake. In fact, people have been told not to touch it. Large parts of Lake Erie, one of the biggest freshwater lakes in the world, are unsafe for dogs to swim...

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