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Wisconsin Supreme Court Ruling: Manure is a Pollutant

"The Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled that manure applied to fertilize a field in the usual course of a farming business was transformed into a “pollutant” when it seeped into adjoining neighbors’ wells. As such, the Court ruled that a “pollution exclusion” clause in the farmer’s insurance policy eliminated his insurer’s duty to defend him in lawsuits seeking damage for the contaminated wells."

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