Friday, April 17, 2009

Farm manure spill at headwaters of Kewaunee River

from the Associated Press
10:57 PM CDT, April 16, 2009

LUXEMBURG, Wis. - Authorities say about 100,000 gallons of liquid manure leaked into wetlands at the headwaters of the Kewaunee River, a Lake Michigan tributary, near Luxemburg in Kewaunee County.

The river was stocked last week with a quarter million trout and salmon. Future stocking has been postponed until the full extent of the contamination is known.

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