The fine is cheaper then a clean environment for profit.
“Smithfield and previous owners have faced numerous fines over the decades for violations of its discharge permit, including about $100,000 total for violations in 2018 and 2019.”
- Should the fine be comparable to the yearly profits?
- With such a low violations amount, should a shutdown of manufacturing be part of violation with a cleanup plan?
Question for any community?
Processing hogs requires a tremendous amount of water. Opponents of a new slaughterhouse in the city limits say it will stress supply and raise concerns about the amount and quality of the discharge. Wholestone maintains modern design anticipates potential problems.
October 21, 2022 04:24 PM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — It takes a lot of water to turn a live pig into pork chops, ham and bacon.
How much water?
Treating the wastewater