Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
M.G. Waldbaum Company
Penalty: 
$1,050,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
January 10, 2007
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

M.G. Waldbaum Company, a subsidiary of Minnesota-based Michael Foods Inc., agreed to pay a $1.05 million penalty to resolve allegations that the company violated the Clean Water Act. The settlement, a joint federal-state effort, involved a large egg processing facility and seven associated poultry farms near the City of Wakefield, Neb. The civil penalty was to be divided equally between the state and the federal government.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Nebraska
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Parent company note: 
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