Iowa hog farm agrees to pay $10,000 fine for manure spill, make fixes

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Posted: Saturday, February 8, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 8:47 pm, Sun Jun 8, 2014.

DES MOINES (AP) — 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 Friday.

The Keosauqua-area hog farm owned by Carlysle, Ill.-based The Maschhoffs has agreed to pay a $10,000 fine, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources said in a statement.

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