Environmental Programs

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.

2021 Clean Water Award Winners

2021 Full Treatment Winner

2021 Full Treatment Winner

Tyson Foods was recognized as the winner in the full treatment category for their Tyson Poultry, Inc. facility in Nashville, Arkansas. From left are Dale Patrick, complex environmental manager, Tyson Foods, and Paul Bredwell, executive vice president of regulatory programs, USPOULTRY.
2021 Pretreatment Winner

2021 Pretreatment Winner

Tyson Foods was recognized as the winner in the pretreatment category for their Tyson Poultry, Inc. facility in Berryville, Arkansas. From left are Paul Bredwell, USPOULTRY, and Kevin Teter, complex environmental manager, Tyson Foods.
2021 Full Treatment Honorable Mention

2021 Full Treatment Honorable Mention

Tyson Foods was recognized with an honorable mention with distinction award in the full treatment category for their Tyson Poultry, Inc. facility in Dardanelle, Arkansas. From left are Paul Bredwell, USPOULTRY, and Karalea Wells, complex environmental manager, Tyson Foods.
2021 Pretreatment Honorable Mention

2021 Pretreatment Honorable Mention

Pilgrim’s Pride in Gainesville, Georgia, was recognized with an honorable mention with distinction award in the pretreatment category. From left are Reyes Segovia, environmental manager, Pilgrim’s Pride, and Paul Bredwell, USPOULTRY.