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Rows of compost, with chicken bones visible, sat just west of David City on Sept. 30.

Compost piles containing dead chickens near wellfield in Nebraska town to be removed

BY: - November 18, 2022

DAVID CITY, NEBRASKA — Piles of compost containing dead chicken parts are expected to be removed soon after the mayor of David City and nearby residents complained that the compost was within the wellhead protection area for the town’s water supply. But while state officials said the composting operation followed applicable rules, the incident has […]