Pollution-control officials in Minnesota have reportedly moved to close a dairy that has had numerous odor complaints.

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has announced its preliminary decision to deny a new permit to Excel Dairy in Thief River Falls, Minn., when the dairy’s current permit expires on April 28, according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.

A final decision will probably be made by the MPCA Citizens’ Board in March.

Neighbors have “complained of headaches, nausea, breathing problems and sore throats from foul-smelling hydrogen sulfide emissions that shrouded their homes,” the Star-Tribune article said.

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And here is a report from Minnesota Public Radio.

Source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune