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on April 13, 2021

Mountaire $205 million wastewater suit settlement accepted

Terms of settlement include $140 million for upgrades and maintenance at its facilities and $65 million to people claiming damages from Mountaire’s environmental practices

A Delaware Superior Court judge approved a $205 million settlement between Mountaire Farms and a group of Millsboro, Delaware, area residents who claimed that Mountaire’s wastewater treatment and disposal practices caused serious illnesses, miscarriages and declining property values.

The initial suit was filed in June 2018 on behalf of the…

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