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EPA points to farms as source of nit. contaminatio

BY ROSS COURTNEY 
YAKIMA HERALD-REPUBLIC 

 

GRANGER — A long-awaited federal study released Thursday pointed at five Lower Valley dairies and several farms, calling them "likely" sources of nitrates contaminating private drinking water wells.

However, federal officials warned their study was limited and doesn’t prove a larger trend of nitrate contamination across the entire 576-square-mile area southeast of Yakima known for fruit, livestock and a diverse array of other crops. Read More