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Judge Dismisses Big Chicken's Motion on Poultry Pollution

Save the Illinois River Inc. | Environment | June 27, 2024

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Old Combs Bridge on the Illinois Rver near Tahlequah.  STIR Photo


 
 
 
 
URGENT!

U.S. DISTRICT COURT JUDGE GREGORY FRIZZELL HAS DISMISSED A MOTION BY ARKANSAS POULTRY COMPANIES TO DISMISS OKLAHOMA'S LAWSUIT FOR POLLUTING THE ILLINOIS RIVER WATERSHED.

JUDGE FRIZZELL ORDERED A STATUS/SCHEDULING CONFERENCE FOR BOTH SIDES ON TUESDAY, JULY 23 AT 1:30 P.M.

AFTER 13-YEARS OF SILENCE, JUDGE FRIZZELL UPHELD OKLAHOMA'S ALLEGATIONS THAT THE POULTRY CORPORATIONS HAD POLLUTED THE ILLINOIS RIVER WATERSHED WTH THE NUTRIENT PHOSPHORUS.
TYSON FOODS, CAL-MAINE, CARGILL, GEORGES, PETERSON, AND SIMMONS POULTRY COMPANIES HAD MOVED THAT THE EVIDENCE IN THE LAWSUIT WAS NO LONGER VIABLE.
Copy of order on June 26, 2024


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