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Eastern Shore poultry rendering plant to pay about $1 million to settle lawsuits over pollution problems

September 13, 2022
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Valley Proteins, a Dorchester County poultry rendering plant with a history of pollution problems, has agreed to pay about $1 million to settle lawsuits from environmental groups and the state, officials announced Monday. The consent decree agreement, which still requires a judge’s approval, includes $540,000 in civil penalties that Valley Proteins must pay to the state and $160,000 to fund water restoration and water quality monitoring efforts.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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