Ooze at Cavel not a worry, says manager
DeKALB - Dirty blobs overflowing from a water holding tank at the Cavel International horse-slaughtering plant are just a glitch in a new wastewater treatment system, the plant's manager said Monday.
“It does look kind of gross, but it isn't anything to worry about,” General Manager Jim Tucker said this morning. “It looks a lot worse than it is.”
Tucker said the plant was required by the DeKalb Sanitary District to put in a new system to handle the plant's wastewater. The new system was put into use more than a week ago.
The plant at 108 Harvestore Drive has had to pay thousands of dollars in fines to the sanitary district over the last two years for violating the terms of its wastewater discharge permit because there has been too