Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Mountaire Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Mountaire Corporation
Penalty: 
$140,000,000
Year: 
2021
Date: 
April 9, 2021
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

To resolve a case involving wastewater contamination, poultry producer Mountaire Corporation agreed to spend $140 million to upgrade its pollution controls. In a related class action lawsuit, it also created a $65 million fund to resolve allegations that its disposal practices harmed residents (see separate entry).

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Delaware
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Arkansas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
food products
Specific Industry of Parent: 
poultry
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.