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Company: Cargill Pork Inc.
Current Parent CompanyJBS
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Penalty: $1,551,000
Year: 2002
Date: February 28, 2002
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Cargill Pork Inc., which operated a 17,000 pig farming operation in Martinsburg, Mo., pleaded guilty to violating the Clean Water Act and agreed to pay a total of $1,551,000, including a fine of $1 million, $51,000 in restitution to the State of Missouri for natural resources damages and the costs of investigation and $500,000 in already spent remediation costs.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: criminal
Facility State: Missouri
HQ Country of Current Parent: Brazil
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: food products
Specific Industry of Current Parent: meatpacking
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