Glacier mink farm fined for manure discharge

BELLINGHAM — The owner of two Glacier area mink farms is being fined $48,000 by the Washington State Department of Ecology for discharging water contaminated with manure into nearby salmon-bearing creeks and spawning habitat in eastern Whatcom County. The farms operate as Marr’s Black Plush Ranch Inc. at 9471 and 9580 Mount Baker Highway. On…

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