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PEI farmer pleads guilty to charges from fish kill


December 13, 2013
By Charlottetown Guardian

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December 13, 2013, Summerside, PEI – After more than a year of legal wrangling, charges stemming from one of the largest fish kills in P.E.I.’s history are finally coming to a close.

A Mount Royal potato farmer pleaded guilty to two of six outstanding charges against him and his company – one Federal Fisheries Act count of allowing a deleterious substance to enter a waterway, and one charge under the provincial Crop Rotation Act of planting potatoes in the same field twice in less than three years. READ MORE

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