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ODNR charges restitution for fish kill incidents

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ODNR is requesting restitution from Dan Wagner of Kenton,  David Youngpeter of Spencerville, and Mike Bockey of Delphos for three separate fish kill incidents. ODNR is requesting restitution from Dan Wagner of Kenton,  David Youngpeter of Spencerville, and Mike Bockey of Delphos for three separate fish kill incidents.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources wants three local residents to pay over $30,000 for causing large fish kills in our area.

According to the Toledo Blade, ODNR is requesting restitution from Dan Wagner of Kenton,  David Youngpeter of Spencerville, and Mike Bockey of Delphos for three separate fish kill incidents, involving illegal manure spreading on fields and the run off running into waterways killing the fish.

They are requesting that Wagner pay a little over $6,000 for an incident that happened in Bloom Ditch on August 4, 2017, Youngpeter pay $14,500 for a incident that happened in Jennings Creek around August 5, 2017, and Bockey pay over $12,000 for an incident that happened in Beaver Creek in Williams County on August 17th .

The ODNR says that those are just compromise numbers, the total could be more if they have file a lawsuit.

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