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Iowa Select Farms pays DNR penalty


July 14, 2011
By Globe Gazette

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Iowa Select Farms pays DNR penalty
Iowa Select Farms, L.L.P., which has swine finishing units near Kanawha
and Jewell, paid a $ 7,000 penalty for its failure to obtain construction
permits before building new permanent manure transfer structures at the sites,
the Iowa Department of Natural Resources said.

July 13, 2011, Des Moines,
IA – Iowa Select Farms, L.L.P., which has swine finishing units near Kanawha
and Jewell, paid a $7,000 penalty for its failure to obtain construction
permits before building new permanent manure transfer structures at the sites,
the Iowa Department of Natural Resources said.

The DNR said Eric Wiklund, environmental specialist senior with the DNR Field Office in Mason City,
verified in November 2010 that construction permits had not been issued for two
new manure transfer structures at each of the Iowa Select facilities. Iowa
Select
would not admit or deny the DNR’s conclusion, but entered into an
administrative consent order to settle the issue.

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