River Hills Traveler

Meatpacker withdraws request to dump wastewater into Pomme de Terre River

By Allison Kite A southwest Missouri meatpacker has withdrawn its request to discharge treated wastewater into an impaired river after state regulators announced their intent to deny the company a permit.  Missouri Prime Beef Packers, which processes 3,500 cattle per week near Pleasant Hope, sought permission from the state last year to use a proprietary…

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