20 May '11, 4pm

Environmental Enforcement: Texas Egg Company to Pay Largest Ever EPA Factory ...: Texas agricultural corporation...

Most egg production facilities generate various wastes, including wet or dry manure from chicken houses, wastewater from the egg-washing process, and compost from chicken carcasses. If handled correctly, these wastes may be sold or contained on-site in manure storage lagoons, prior to being applied to nearby fields. However, the joint complaint alleges that, as a result of Mahard’s historic practice of over-applying waste to its fields, the soils at its facilities are saturated with nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus and, during and after rainfall, these nutrients are discharged into area streams and waterways. In addition, at several facilities, Mahard abandoned inactive and improperly designed manure lagoons rather than closing them as required by law.

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/05/20/environment...

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