She said her beautiful Yakima Valley was known for its tourism until the industrial dairies moved in. She said it only takes one big mega dairy. Now there are 75.
She watched with a heavy heart as dairies under 100 cows went out of business. Headlights are used during the day because the heavy dust impairs visibility. The stench is so bad, you are trapped. Pollution flags are used so parents, students and schools can take precautions. No more outdoor swimming, barbecues, fishing. This goes on for 19 miles.