Anti-CAFO group updates Saratoga residents on progress

SARATOGA — Central Wisconsin residents who organized to fight a proposed large-scale dairy are circulating a petition asking the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to become directly involved in inspecting another dairy operation.

Friends of Wood County and Its Neighbors, a group formed in opposition to the proposed Golden Sands Family Farms dairy in Saratoga, presented information to the DNR about high nitrate levels in private wells near the Central Sands Dairy in the Juneau County town of Armenia, said Nancy Koch, Friends of Wood County founder. The Wysocki Family of Cos., which is proposing building the large-scale dairy in Saratoga, is part owner of the Armenia dairy.

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