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ICE CREAM ROLLING DOWN THE RIVER

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SIOUXLAND—A SPILL OUTSIDE THE WELLS ENTERPRISES PLANT IN LEMARS SENT A MIXTURE OF DILUTED ICE CREAM INTO A TRIBUTARY OF THE FLOYD RIVER.

WELLS IS THE MAKER OF BLUE BUNNY BRAND ICE CREAM.

KATHY LEE, WITH THE IOWA DNR, SAYS THE SPILL IS BLAMED ON OPERATOR ERROR.

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IT HAPPENED EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING AS A WORKER WAS FILLING A TANKER TRUCK.

ABOUT A THOUSAND GALLONS OF SOLUTION MADE ITS WAY TO THE RIVER.

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THE COMPANY WAS SENT A LETTER CITING THEM FOR LATE REPORTING. THE DNR ASKS THAT SUCH SPILLS BE REPORTED NO LATER THAN SIX HOURS AFTER THE ONSET OR DISCOVERY.