Hawaiian Dairy Producer Hit With Water Pollution Suit

Law360, New York (June 29, 2017, 3:59 PM EDT) -- A community group and a food safety nonprofit on Wednesday hit a Hawaiian dairy producer with a lawsuit in Hawaii federal court, alleging the company has been polluting nearby waterways with manure runoff for the past five years in violation of the federal Clean Water Act.

Hawaii-based Kupale Ookala and Washington, D.C.-based Center for Food Safety’s complaint accuses Big Island Dairy LLC of polluting various water sources that flow into the Pacific Ocean for years with manure wastewater that they say seeps out of its concentrated...
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