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Governor's Brother Fined for EPA Violations

GOVERNOR TERRY BRANSTAD'S BROTHER WILL PAY A FINE AND SPEND $26,000 ON A WETLANDS PROJECT BECAUSE OF CLEAN WATER PERMIT VIOLATIONS AT HIS CATTLE FARM NEAR FOREST CITY. THE EPA SAYS MONROE BRANSTAD'S FARM DID NOT MAINTAIN ADEQUATE RECORDS FOR THE APPLICATION OF MANURE ONTO FARM LAND AND DID NOT SAMPLE THE MANURE AND SOIL AS REQUIRED.

 

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