• Press Reports

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    Two more dairy farms in Eastern Washington sued by environmental attorney Charlie Tebbutt. News from Yakima Herald. These lawsuits are an abuse of the court system. Enforcement of pollution laws belongs to government agencies. In the case of dairy farms, it is the Washington State Department of Agriculture that inspects farms and enforces the strictREAD MORE
  • KOMO Report Debunked

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    Debunked: KOMO blames dairies for pollution Link: KOMO TV "Investigative Report" by Jeff Burnside, Nov. 22, 2014 ​ We now know that this very damaging report was generated by Strategies360 as part of the Whatsupstream campaign against farmers. It was part of their strategy to use news media to report the false accusations and distortionsREAD MORE
  • Fact Check

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    Why Fact Check? Because we want to make sure everyone has their facts straight. This is primarily for media stories that may inaccurately or unfairly report information about farmers and the environment. Sometimes this comes from anti-farm activists promoting stories critical of farmers. We don't mind the criticism. We just want to make sure thatREAD MORE
  • EPA Funding Documents

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    February 1, 2017 EPA FOIA Release The February 1, 2107 release of EPA internal documents relating to What's Upstream make clear that the EPA was never concerned about doing the right thing. They were concerned, however, with the public outcry. These documents show that strongly worded letters from a major Idaho farm organization, concern expressedREAD MORE
  • CAFO Ruling Press

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    Appeal ruling backs dairy farmers Calvin Bratt October 30, 2018 State pollution control board finds Ecology’s manure lagoon rules sufficient ​WHATCOM ­— Dairy farmers are encouraged by the ruling that was handed down by a state appeals board Friday on the permit that regulates the use of manure containment lagoons. “We are overall pleased withREAD MORE