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Judge Says Cow Palace in Granger is Polluting

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This civil lawsuit was filed by environmental groups. This civil lawsuit was filed by environmental groups.

SPOKANE, WA- A judge in Spokane ruled on Thursday that Cow Palace dairy in Granger has polluted the groundwater. 

U.S. District Judge Thomas O. Rice said pollution has posed an, "Imminent and substantial endangerment" to the environment through it's application, store and management process. He included that the pollution has affected people who drink the water.

A trial is scheduled for March 23rd, 2014 in Yakima to see how much pollution there is and what steps will need to be taken to fix it. Although, attorneys for the dairy said they are already considering an appeal.

This civil lawsuit was filed by environmental groups.







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