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Man Receives Letter From The Department Of Environmental Quality, And His Response Is Hilarious


Many homeowners like to spruce up their house. Whether through some intricate interior design or through some external gardening, most people want to transform their home into something that is personal and unique to them. While some prefer beds of flowers and birdbaths everywhere, others might prefer a giant trampoline in the backyard.

However, this one homeowner received a letter in the mail forbidding him from completing his construction. The story was sent by a user to the website

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A letter was sent to a man by the name of Ryan DeVries who lives in the State of Pennsylvania. The letter was in regards to ‘a pond on his property.’

In the letter, Ryan was cited for the ‘construction and maintenance of two wood debris dams across the outlet stream of Spring Pond.’

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Quality, Ryan had illegally constructed several ‘wooden dams’ that would create blockages during times of heavy rain.

As stated in the letter: ‘the Department has been informed that one or both of the dams partially failed during a recent rain event causing debris and flooding at downstream locations.’


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