$2.24 million settlement: South Bay mushroom farm fouled waterways with manure

$2.24 million settlement: South Bay mushroom farm fouled waterways with manure

Source: https://www.mercurynews.com/, December 17, 2019
By: Lisa M. Krieger

The nation’s largest mushroom grower has agreed to pay $2.24 million to settle an environmental protection lawsuit brought by the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.

The company, Watsonville-based Monterey Mushrooms Inc., was accused of polluting a South Bay creek with manure for years, despite orders and warnings dating back to the 1980s. Read more.

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