Manure-contaminated Darke County stream is being cleaned, residents told

Source:, October 8, 2019

The Darke County stream contaminated when manure leaked into it from a field is being cleaned, an Ohio EPA official said in a prepared statement.

The cleanup is ongoing and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is monitoring the situation, Dina Pierce, an Ohio EPA spokeswoman, said.

“A manure spill was reported last week (Sept. 30) and Ohio EPA staff responded,” the statement reads. “Manure had affected about 4.5 miles of North Fork Stillwater River in Rossburg. A containment dam was installed and cleanup began, including aeration of the stream.” Read more.

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