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Wed Jul 8, 2020, 07:34 AM

Omaha company to pay more than $800,000 to settle alleged water pollution violations

Source: Omaha World Herald

By Martha Stoddard

LINCOLN — Henningsen Foods has agreed to pay an $827,500 penalty for allegedly releasing polluted water from its David City, Nebraska, egg processing plant.

The penalty is part of an agreement reached Tuesday between the Omaha-based food-processing company and federal and state environmental officials. Details of the agreement were filed with the U.S. District Court for Nebraska.

Under the terms of the settlement, Henningsen also agreed to make about $2 million worth of improvements to its wastewater handling processes and to help David City upgrade its treatment system.

Jim Gulliford, the Environmental Protection Agency Region 7 administrator, said he was encouraged by the company’s willingness to cooperate on the upgrades.

Read more: https://www.omaha.com/money/omaha-company-to-pay-more-than-800-000-to-settle-alleged-water-pollution-violations/article_07050cdc-edf0-566e-b841-a38fceb0411d.html

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Wed Jul 8, 2020, 02:22 PM

1. Not national news.

This belongs in the Nebraska subforum.

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