Cavel to appeal district's wastewater fines
DeKALB - Cavel International will appeal fines placed on the plant by the DeKalb Sanitary District for violating limits of the contents of wastewater treated by the district, and apparently hopes to link back up the to the district in the future.
Cavel, the only horse-slaughtering facility still operating in the United States, will be appealing two sets of fines that were levied by the district after the facility incurred several violations of an industrial discharge permit granted by the district. One fine is for $25,500 for violations between October 2006 and March of this year.
Another fine of $55,000 was charged to the plant for violations the happened in April, during which the plant incurred the maximum fine from the district at $1,0