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Manure spill in IA traced to Jasper County hog facility


September 3, 2014, Laurel, IA – Iowa regulators are investigating a recent hog manure spill in Jasper County, south of Laurel.

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says a farmer had called after spotting dead fish and crawdads in a tributary of Alloway Creek.

Environmental specialists tracked the manure spill to a 4,000-head hog facility. It was determined that manure was leaking from a wall of the hog confinement and pooling outside the building. READ MORE


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