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on February 15, 2019

Mountaire reports accidental wastewater discharge

Between 750,000 and 1 million gallons spilled due to apparent mechanical failure of equipment

Mountaire Farms has reported to Delaware officials that it accidentally discharged between 750,000 and 1 million gallons of partially treated wastewater.

According to a statement from Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), the accident occurred at the company’s poultry processing plant in Milsboro, Delaware, and was discovered…

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