Mahard Egg Farm Pays $1.9M For Alleged CWA Violations

Law360, New York (May 18, 2011, 7:44 PM EDT) -- Mahard Egg Farm Inc. on Wednesday agreed to pay $1.9 million to settle claims brought in Texas by the U.S. government that the company violated the Clean Water Act at its egg production facilities in Texas and Oklahoma.

In addition to the penalty, Mahard will also spend $3.5 million on remedial measures to make sure its operations comply with the law, according to a statement from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

"Ensuring the lawful handling of [concentrated animal feeding operation] wastes will mean cleaner streams and...
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