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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Case Title

Kupale Ookala, Inc. et al v. Big Island Dairy, LLC


Case Number

1:17-cv-00305

Court

Hawaii

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

Judge

KEVIN S.C. CHANG

Date Filed

June 28, 2017

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