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North Carolina Panel Orders Court To Reconsider Penalty Amount Over Discharges

(August 13, 2015, 9:46 AM EDT) -- RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina Court of Appeals panel on July 21 found that North Carolina’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) provided sufficient evidence to show that a poultry farm was illegally discharging wastewater but ordered a trial court judge to reconsider the amount of the civil penalty that should be imposed (House of Raeford Farms Inc. v. North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources, No. COA15-47, N.C. App., 2015 N.C. App. LEXIS 631).

(Opinion available. Document #08-150814-031Z.)

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