Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Tyson Foods
Current Parent Company: 
Tyson Foods
Penalty: 
$539,898
Year: 
2015
Date: 
January 20, 2015
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Tyson Foods agreed to pay at least $539,898 in settlement of allegations its facility at Monett discharged wastewater containing highly acidic animal feed supplement, causing the city's water treatment system to fail and allowing ammonia-contaminated water into Clear Creek, killing at least 100,000 fish.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Missouri Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Missouri
Facility City: 
Monett
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Arkansas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
food products
Specific Industry of Parent: 
poultry processing and meatpacking
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Parent company note: 
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