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DNR traces Mason City spill to milk shake ingredient

DNR traces Mason City spill to milk shake ingredient

  • 4/14/2021 2:58:00 PM
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MASON CITY—Following up on reports of discolored water in a tributary of Cheslea Creek, DNR staff traced milk-colored water to Martin-Brower, a McDonald’s distribution center in Mason City.
New plan developed to stop ongoing fish kill in Dubuque

New plan developed to stop ongoing fish kill in Dubuque

  • 6/25/2020 1:15:00 PM
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DUBUQUE—Wednesday afternoon, DNR fisheries staff found freshly killed fish at the site of a fertilizer spill in Dubuque, indicating there is ongoing pollution going into Bee Branch pond. 
DNR investigates manure spill in Mitchell County

DNR investigates manure spill in Mitchell County

  • 4/24/2020 3:47:00 PM
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STACYVILLE - The DNR is checking a fish kill after the report of a manure spill Thursday evening about three miles southeast of Stacyville in Mitchell County.
Rule Reminder: Reporting manure and chemical releases

Rule Reminder: Reporting manure and chemical releases

  • 9/3/2019 2:33:00 PM
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State laws require producers and manure applicators to report spills to the Iowa DNR. Not only is reporting required, but the sooner you report, the more likely DNR technical staff can help. DNR staff have experience with many spills. They may be able to offer ideas that you don’t think of—preventing a worse situation or a fish kill. Play it safe and call it in.
DNR investigates Taylor County manure spill

DNR investigates Taylor County manure spill

  • 5/7/2019 3:44:00 PM
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LENOX – During a routine inspection Tuesday morning, DNR inspectors noted a manure spill approximately three miles southwest of Lenox.
Fertilizer spill near Shelby

Fertilizer spill near Shelby

  • 4/18/2019 12:53:00 PM
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SHELBY – A tanker carrying liquid fertilizer overturned one mile east of the Shelby exit on Interstate 80 Wednesday afternoon, causing an unknown amount of fertilizer to leak into a tributary of Silver Creek.
DNR investigates Butler County manure release

DNR investigates Butler County manure release

  • 9/27/2018 2:30:00 PM
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BRISTOW - Yesterday DNR staff investigated a manure spill caused by a broken water line in a hog confinement located about three miles north of Bristow.
DNR investigating manure spill in Clinton County

DNR investigating manure spill in Clinton County

  • 9/13/2018 12:22:00 PM
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CLINTON – Wednesday, while doing a follow-up check on manure application just north of Clinton, the DNR found manure in a tributary of Silver Creek flowing into Silver Creek and about three miles to the Mississippi River.  
DNR responding to train derailment, crude oil spill

DNR responding to train derailment, crude oil spill

  • 6/22/2018 1:37:00 PM
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DOON, Iowa -- The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is on scene of a crude oil spill caused by a train derailment, just south of Doon, Iowa, that occurred earlier this morning
DNR responding to crash involving diesel spill

DNR responding to crash involving diesel spill

  • 6/18/2018 3:49:00 PM
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LYON COUNTY, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is responding to a crash and diesel spill near Marsh Avenue and A-34 about four miles south of Little Rock in Lyon County.
DNR investigating manure spill in Willey in Carroll County

DNR investigating manure spill in Willey in Carroll County

  • 12/7/2017 8:48:00 AM
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WILLEY, Iowa -- The Iowa Department of Natural Resources received a report from manure applicator Neese Inc. late Tuesday of a manure tanker tipped over near a ditch near Willey, Iowa in Carroll County.
DNR checks spill cleanup in Chickasaw County

DNR checks spill cleanup in Chickasaw County

  • 11/2/2017 11:58:00 AM
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JERICO – Wednesday, DNR staff from Manchester investigated a small hog manure spill near Jerico that reached a tributary of Crane Creek.
Cleanup of Page County manure spill complete

Cleanup of Page County manure spill complete

  • 10/27/2017 1:59:00 PM
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CLARINDA—Staff from DNR’s Atlantic field office confirmed that cleanup is complete from a manure spill that occurred Oct. 24 northwest of Clarinda.
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 3:59:00 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 2:05:00 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.
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