Guess Who's Looking Out For The Children?

"Samantha Treml, 5, became ill when she was 6 months old after the well at her home was polluted with bacteria that her mother believes came from a dairy. Her mother, Judy Treml, at right, said she watched from the front window of her home as a farmer spread manure over a frozen, snow-covered field across the road. The waste ran off with the melted snow when the field thawed, into natural fissures that eventually lead to her well, she said."

Photo: Damon Winter/The New York Times

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