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Delaware Public Media: Lawyer weighs in on state’s agreement with Mountaire

Some advocates have concerns about an agreement reached between state environmental regulators and Mountaire Farms over wastewater violations from 2017. The agreement resolves permit violations associated with a 2017 wastewater treatment facility failure at the chicken company’s Millsboro plant over which the Delaware Department of Natural...

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Center for Biological Diversity v. Swift Beef

FarmSTAND (formerly the Food Project at Public Justice) represented the Center for Biological Diversity and Food & Water Watch in a lawsuit against JBS-Swift Beef Company to stop illegal discharges of slaughterhouse pollution into Colorado’s South Platte River. The Lone Tree Wastewater Treatment Plant in Greeley...

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“For years, I’ve been trying to figure out what was the cause of my son dying of an asthma attack. They’re saying it’s going to cost millions and millions and millions of dollars to fix the problem. . . . They let it go on...

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Blackwood v. N&M Dairy

N&M Dairy was a multi-thousand cow dairy that the dumped millions of gallons of waste produced annually in surrounding open fields and earthen lagoons. The government and N&M Dairy consultants themselves warned N&M that its actions were killing crops and poisoning groundwater. Toxic nitrates seeped...

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