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A New Mexico farmer is dumping 12,000 gallons of milk a day. Here's why

New Mexico dairy farmer Art Schaap has been milking his 1,800 cows every day for nearly a year -- and every day he dumps it all down the drain.  His milk is contaminated with PFAS, according to Food and Drug Administration tests. Because the chemicals are present, the New Mexico Department of Agriculture suspended his milk license.  "We have no income. For our family it's been devastating," he said. "I've been in the dairy business for 30 years and I worked my whole life for this."   Schaap says he dumps about 12,000 gallons of milk daily.  Read more....

 

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