Tyson Foods (NYSE:TSN): Closing price $24.03
The United States government and the firm announced Friday that Tyson will pay around $4 million in civil penalties to resolve allegations in regards to eight accidental anhydrous ammonia releases which caused multiple injuries and one death during four years. The settlement, which concluded a federal lawsuit filed in St. Louis by the Environmental Protection Agency, concerned alleged Clean Air Act violations at Tyson sites in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska. Still to come is a 30-day public comment period and an okay by a federal judge.
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