BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says state fish and wildlife managers have agreed to pay a $14,000 fine to settle alleged violations of the federal Clean Water Act.

The EPA says the Idaho Department of Fish and Game has, along with agreeing to pay the fine, taken several steps in response to a chemical spill two years ago at a state hatchery near Pocatello.

State officials reported in December 2007 that disinfectants had been spilled at the Grace hatchery in Eastern Idaho and the chemicals killed all the fish, many of which were washed downstream into Whiskey Creek.

The EPA said in a statement Monday that Idaho Fish and Game's response included cleaning up the dead fish, creating a staff manual on correct chemical use and educating hatchery workers on federal rules regarding water pollution.

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