IA poultry spill moves to attorney general for action
March 16, 2016 by Des Moines Register
March 16, 2016, Des Moines, IA – Last year’s massive bird flu outbreak was “an underlying issue,” although not an excuse, for a large waste spill that occurred at a northwest Iowa poultry facility, the company’s attorney said.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says the poultry operation is responsible for a spill that resulted in 163,000 fish being killed — including 700 sport fish — along 18 miles of stream. READ MORE