5-29-14 large manure spill at fdl county mega dairy farm
The DNR is investigating what is described as a very large
manure spill at a Fond du Lac
County mega dairy farm. Fond du Lac
County Land Conservationist, Lynn Mathias, says an estimated 50,000 gallons of manure
spilled at the Lake Breeze Dairy just east of Pipe Monday morning. Mathias says the manure spilled into a nearby creek and into
Lake Winnebago. The DNR reports the downstream impacts were severe with fish kills. Water samples showed the dissolved oxygen reading:was zero downstream of the
spill at the Highway 151 crossing.