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Residents: Put moratorium on large dairy
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About two dozen opponents of a proposed dairy with up to 5,800 cows sit in the audience of Tuesday's meeting of the Green County Board of Supervisors. The group was not on the agenda and did not speak but held small signs calling for more review of the proposal. (Times photo: Mary Jane Grenzow)
MONROE - Green County residents opposed to a large-scale dairy operation in Sylvester Township want the county to enact a temporary moratorium to allow more time to study its potential environmental impact. About two dozen people attended the Green County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday. Several held small signs voicing their concerns, primarily the risk to groundwater, if the dairy with up to 5,800 cows earns county and state approval.

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