Tyson Cries Foul Over Okla. Pollution Deal

Law360, New York (June 4, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Tyson Foods Inc. and a clutch of other poultry companies accused of polluting Oklahoma’s Illinois River are in an uproar over the state’s allegedly lax settlement with a smaller poultry grower.

On Wednesday, the remaining poultry integrator defendants urged Judge Gregory K Frizzell of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma to vacate a partial consent decree the state entered with Willow Brook Foods Inc., claiming the settlement is unfair and improper.

While the state is seeking millions, if not billions, in damages...
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