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in Spallumcheen, British Columbia has been fined $17,000 CAD as a result of a
manure lagoon spill, and the spread of agricultural waste on three occasions in
Farms’ lagoon overspill and manure spread both posed a risk to the nearby water supply
and surrounding environment.
at the time, John Kampman received the fine as a result of violating guidelines
posed by the Pollution Abatement Order and the Agricultural Waste Control
who has since sold the farm to an undisclosed buyer – told Infotel: “I
paid my fine, it was fair”
what happens, there was an accident that happened and I paid the fine.”
Incidents such as this are not uncommon in animal agriculture.
farm was recently fined $10,000 USD after a manure spill killed roughly 3,500
fish and polluted the surrounding ecosystem.