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Posted Tue Oct 9 2012: from Associated Press:
Hog farm to plant trees, pay fine in fish kill
RIDGEVILLE, Ind. -- An eastern Indiana hog farm tied to a large fish kill would plant more than 500 trees as an air emissions buffer and pay a $5,000 fine under a settlement proposed by the state environmental agency. State officials say Aaron Chalfant Farms sprayed 200,000 gallons of hog manure onto a field upstream of the June 2010 fish kill near the Randolph County town of Ridgeville. An estimated nearly 108,000 fish died in the Mississinewa (mis-ih-SIHN'-uh-wah) River and a tributary.
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'Doc Jim says:
Not sure how trees are going to comfort the bereaved families of the dead fish.

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