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on August 19, 2021

Pilgrim’s rendering plant not likely to get FAA approval

A rendering plant on airport property would be a ‘hazardous wildlife attractant,’ FAA informs congressman

A proposed Pilgrim’s Pride poultry rendering plant at the Northeast Alabama Regional Airport in Gadsden, Alabama, is unlikely to come into fruition, as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) deemed such a facility to be a “hazardous wildlife attractant.”

Since FAA approval is needed in order for the project to move…

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