IA hog farm agrees to pay $10,000
February 11, 2014 by The Republic
February 11, 2014, Des Moines, IA — A southeast Iowa hog producer that spilled thousands of gallons of manure into a dry creek in November reached an agreement to pay a fine and make improvements to prevent future discharges, state environmental regulators said recently.
The Keosauqua-area hog farm has agreed to pay a $10,000 fine. The company also signed a consent agreement with the department in which it promised to repair the equipment used to pump manure from hog buildings to a large outdoor lagoon that holds millions of gallons. READ MORE