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Federal Tipoffs Involving Iowa Newsletter for Sunday September 08, 2019 ( 4 items )  

BP North America Products Inc. to Pay Civil Penalty and Upgrade Facility in Peosta, Iowa, After Oil Spill
LENEXA, Kansas, Sept. 3 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that BP North America Products Inc. will pay a civil penalty and upgrade the company's secondary containment to settle violations of the Clean Water Act at its Peosta, Iowa, facility. BP North America Products will pay a civil penalty of $71,400. "Working together with the Department of Transportation and the Iowa Department of Natura  more

Corps of Engineers: Swimming Not Recommended at North Overlook Beach
ROCK ISLAND, Illinois, Aug. 29 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued the following news release: Recent bacterial sampling at the North Overlook Beach at Lake Red Rock has shown elevated bacterial counts. Sampling at the beaches is performed weekly by the Corps of Engineers through a contract with Iowa State University. Due to the high readings, the beach will be posted with "Swimming Not Recommended" signs until further testing indicates low bacteria counts. While this week's test resul  more

FTC Gives Final Approval to Settlement With Auto Dealer Software Company That Allegedly Failed to Protect Consumers' Data
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- The Federal Trade Commission issued the following news release: Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission approved a final order settling charges against an Iowa-based auto dealer software provider that allegedly failed to take reasonable steps to secure consumers' data, leading to a breach that exposed the personal information of millions of consumers. In its complaint, the FTC alleged that LightYear Dealer Technologies, LLC, which does business as  more

Iowa U.S. Attorney: Nurse Who Stole Pain Medication From Her Elderly Patients at Two Area Nursing Homes Sentenced to Federal Prison
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Sept. 3 -- The office of the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Iowa issued the following news release: * * * - Also Burglarized Sister's Home While Awaiting Her Sentencing * * * An Iowa licensed practical nurse (LPN) who stole pain medications from her elderly and vulnerable patients at two Waterloo-area nursing homes was sentenced August 29, 2019, to more than a year in federal prison. Lacey Staveley, age 36, from Evansdale, Iowa, received the prison term after  more