Poultry Company Fined $180,000 for Ammonia Release

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A worker’s error at a poultry processing plant resulted in the release of ammonia gas. Nearby residents were forced to leave their homes or shelter inside. The company pleaded guilty to violating the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act and was fined $180,000 [Lilydale Inc., Govt. News Release, July 6, 2012].