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Company: Mountaire Corporation
Current Parent CompanyMountaire Corporation
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Penalty: $65,000,000
Year: 2021
Date: April 12, 2021
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Poultry producer Mountaire Corporation agreed to create a $65 million fund to resolve allegations that its disposal of wastewater and sludge at a Delaware facility contaminated property and harmed residents. It reached a separate agreement with the state under which it would spend $140 million to upgrade its pollution controls (see separate entry).
Level of Government: state
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Sussex County (Delaware) Superior Court
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: S18C-06-009
Case Name: Cuppels et al. v. Mountaire Corp. et al.
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: Delaware
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Arkansas
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Current Parent: food products
Specific Industry of Current Parent: poultry
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