The Sioux City Journal reports the EPA has fined a Hull, Iowa feedlot operator after manure and wastewater drained into a Sioux County waterway.
The Environmental Protection Agency fined Darin Green $30,000 for violations found at Darin Green Feedlot on March 11. EPA inspectors tested manure, litter and wastewater running from the feedlot to a tributary of Otter Creek. According to the EPA, Green did not use appropriate waste-control structures and did not have a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System wastewater permit.
Green has complied with the requirements and now has the required permits on is 100-animal feedlot.
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