EPAsayseggproducerbrokeClea.cfm EPA says egg producer broke Clean Water Act
Home News Livestock Crops Markets Hay, Range & Pasture Home & Family Classifieds Resources This Week's Journal
Commerical Hay Equipment For The Farm
Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizer

Farm Survey

Journal Getaways

Reader Comment:
by Wheat_Harvest movie

"Thanks so much for the article! These are the types of people we hope to"....Read the story...
Join other discussions.

EPA says egg producer broke Clean Water Act

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP)--Three Arkansas Egg Co., farms violated the federal Clean Water Act by using spreading excessive amounts of chicken litter on land and improperly operating their waste management systems, the Environmental Protection Agency says.

The facilities--Blair Farm in Benton County, and Summers Farm and Appleton Farm, both in Washington County--were inspected in February 2008, and were found to be disposing of animal waste and animal carcasses improperly, the EPA said. In addition, the Appleton Farm failed to maintain a 35-foot distance between streams and waste application sites, the agency said.

The EPA ordered Arkansas Egg Co. to immediately remove all animal carcasses, begin using proper carcass-incineration methods, and bring their facilities up to EPA standards.

Web hpj.com

Copyright 1995-2014.  High Plains Publishers, Inc.  All rights reserved.  Any republishing of these pages, including electronic reproduction of the editorial archives or classified advertising, is strictly prohibited. If you have questions or comments you can reach us at
High Plains Journal 1500 E. Wyatt Earp Blvd., P.O. Box 760, Dodge City, KS 67801 or call 1-800-452-7171. Email: webmaster@hpj.com


Archives Search

NCBA Convention

United Sorghum Checkoff Program

Inside Futures

Editorial Archives

Browse Archives