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Manure spill in Plymouth County reaches very small creek

Manure spill in Plymouth County reaches very small creek

  • 8/30/2017 1:57:00 PM
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KINGSLEY –After a report of a manure spill from a sow facility in Plymouth County Tuesday afternoon, DNR found manure had reached a small creek about four miles northwest of Kingsley.
Diesel spill in Greene County contained

Diesel spill in Greene County contained

  • 11/29/2016 4:59:00 PM
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JEFFERSON – The DNR responded to a diesel spill after a semi hauling Pepsi products hit a bridge about five miles southwest of Jefferson Tuesday morning.
Manure spilled near Breda in Carroll County

Manure spilled near Breda in Carroll County

  • 11/14/2016 3:05:00 PM
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BREDA – Friday about 5:30 p.m., a landowner reported a manure spill about three miles northwest of the city of Breda in northwest Carrol County.
Sodium hydroxide leak stopped in Muscatine

Sodium hydroxide leak stopped in Muscatine

  • 10/26/2016 1:45:00 PM
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MUSCATINE – An unknown amount of sodium hydroxide sprayed into the Mississippi River Monday following the transfer of the chemical from a barge to K. A. Steel Chemicals in south Muscatine.
DNR Responds to Spill in Lyon County

DNR Responds to Spill in Lyon County

  • 6/29/2016 10:21:00 AM
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ROCK RAPIDS –Environmental specialists from the DNR’s Spencer field office were called to an accident scene after a semi flatbed trailer rolled into the ditch near Highway 9 about six miles west of Rock Rapids Tuesday morning.
Fuel Cleanup in West Des Moines Ongoing

Fuel Cleanup in West Des Moines Ongoing

  • 6/23/2016 2:55:00 PM
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Cleanup continues along Highway 5 south of West Des Moines where a westbound tanker overturned last Friday morning, June 17.
Manure Spill to Small Creek in Union County

Manure Spill to Small Creek in Union County

  • 6/1/2016 12:59:00 PM
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THAYER – Tuesday afternoon, Union County maintenance staff accidentally nicked a hose used to transport manure while mowing a right-of-way about one mile north of Thayer.
Accident Causes Fuel Spill in Urbandale

Accident Causes Fuel Spill in Urbandale

  • 4/21/2016 3:18:00 AM
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URBANDALE – An estimated 60 gallons of diesel fuel spilled at 73rd Street and Hickman Road in Urbandale following an accident about 1:40 p.m. today.
Fish Barrier Research Project Begins at Big Creek Lake & Brushy Creek Lake Spillways

Fish Barrier Research Project Begins at Big Creek Lake & Brushy Creek Lake Spillways

  • 3/29/2016 7:36:00 AM
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A physical fish barrier fence, made of horizontal bars, was installed in 2012 at the Big Creek spillway to reduce adult walleye and muskellunge escapement from Big Creek Lake. The barrier was a collaborative project between the Central Iowa Anglers, Recycled Fish, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Iowa Department of Natural Resources.
DNR Investigates Small Spill into Storm Lake

DNR Investigates Small Spill into Storm Lake

  • 3/25/2016 11:36:00 AM
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STORM LAKE – A small amount of industrial cleaner at the Tyson-Hillshire plant reached a storm sewer that flows to Storm Lake after a pump failure.
Spill Reaches Coralville Reservoir After Monday Accident

Spill Reaches Coralville Reservoir After Monday Accident

  • 2/16/2016 9:25:00 AM
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SWISHER – Liquid runway deicer and diesel fuel spilled after a semi-truck owned by Cryotech Deicing Technology rolled over Monday afternoon along Interstate 380 about 14 miles south of Cedar Rapids.
Time to Update Emergency Action Plans

Time to Update Emergency Action Plans

  • 1/7/2016 9:12:00 AM
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While no one wants to respond to an environmental emergency, planning for one can make it easier to deal with.
Diesel Fuel Spill Reaches Creek Near Storm Lake

Diesel Fuel Spill Reaches Creek Near Storm Lake

  • 12/15/2015 11:30:00 AM
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STORM LAKE – An unknown amount of diesel fuel spilled from the One Stop Shop in Storm Lake and has reached Poor Farm Creek, a tributary of the Raccoon River.
Small Manure Spill in Hardin County

Small Manure Spill in Hardin County

  • 10/21/2015 7:05:00 AM
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HUBBARD – The DNR is onsite investigating a manure spill about two miles northeast of Hubbard in Hardin County.
  Manure Spill Reaches Mahaska County Creek

Manure Spill Reaches Mahaska County Creek

  • 10/8/2015 12:00:00 PM
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OSKALOOSA – About 3 p.m. Wednesday, a producer reported a spill at the Ring Valley hog confinement a few miles north of Oskaloosa in Mahaska County.