The goal of the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association's Environmental Program is to serve as the industry resource for environmental concerns. We keep poultry leaders abreast of the latest federal regulations and provide technical expertise to help maintain and grow a healthy food supply.
USPOULTRY's Clean Water Award
The Clean Water Award recognizes outstanding wastewater treatment facilities operated by poultry companies. An award is presented yearly in two categories: full treatment and pretreatment.
2023 Full Treatment WinnerWayne-Sanderson Farms was selected as the winner in the full treatment category for its broiler processing facility in Tyler, Texas. Pictured from left are Kiepper; Pierson; MacKenzie Crain, complex environmental manager at Tyson Foods, Inc.; Bredwell; and Reid.
2023 Pretreatment WinnerTyson Foods was selected as the winner in the pretreatment category for its further processing facility in Russellville, Ark. Pictured from left are Dr. Brian Kiepper, associate professor, University of Georgia; John Pierson, principal, Pierson Enterprises; Karalea Wells, complex environmental manager at Tyson Foods; Paul Bredwell, executive vice president of regulatory programs, USPOULTRY; and Shane Reid, vice president, Reid Engineering Company.
2023 Full Treatment Honorable MentionKeystone Foods was recognized with an honorable mention with distinction award in the full treatment category for their facility in Albany, Ky. From left are Kiepper; Pierson; Jason York, complex environmental manager at Keystone Foods; Bredwell; and Reid.
Not Pictured: 2023 Pretreatment Honorable MentionTyson Foods in North Little Rock, Ark., was recognized with an honorable mention with distinction award in the pretreatment category.
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