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Charles Swanson, left, a cattle producer from rural Pukwana, talks with Rocky Knippling, project coordinator for the Lewis and Clark 319 Project, Wednesday at Swanson's feedlot. Swanson received funding through the project, which is a part of the Clean Water Act, and his waste-containment system was showcased Wednesday to the state Nonpoint Source Task Force. (Anna Jauhola/Republic)

Feedlot waste-containment measures showcased near Pukwana, Platte

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PUKWANA -- As state and national pollution standards get stricter, feedlot owners are continuing to upgrade the way they operate.

Members of the South Dakota Nonpoint Source Task Force got a close-up look at some of those upgrades Wednesday when they toured two self-contained feedlots in Brule and Charles Mix counties.


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