Penalty finalized in 2008 dairy manure discharge

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The State of Ohio and Van Ham Dairy have reached a plea agreement for unmonitored manure application in July 2008 that reached a storm water catch basin.

Van Ham Dairy, owned by Jan Van Ham, and MVH Custom Works, owned by Mark Van Ham, will each pay $10,000 in penalties.

According to a report by WTVG-TV, the dairy and the manure application company, as part of the plea agreement, are both required to place an announcement acknowledging their responsibility for the incident in an agricultural publication.

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Source: WTVG-TV

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