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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...Read More
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.
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...Read More
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.
Intersection of US-127 and Prattville Rd - September 17, 2019... Read More
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...Read More
July 10, 2019
Just in time for the Big Event, the Lake Erie Harmful Algae Bloom forecast. ECCSCM is here to tell everyone that the Michigan portion of the WLEB is doing its best to keep the manure rolling along, just like every other year. Not as many fields planted? Too bad. Manure farmers produce crap 24/7 so their...Read More