Tyson agrees to roughly $4M penalty in EPA suit involving anhydrous ammonia across 4 states

Canadian Press, The Canadian Press
0 Comments| April 5, 2013


ST. LOUIS - The U.S. government says Tyson Foods has agreed to pay roughly $4 million in civil penalties to settle alleged violations related to eight accidental releases of anhydrous ammonia that happened over a four-year span and caused one death.

The Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency says the deal in a St. Louis federal court with the nation's biggest meat company involves alleged Clean Air Act violations at Tyson sites in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska.

© The Canadian Press, 2013


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