The US Poultry and Egg Association is now accepting applications for its 2015 Clean Water Awards that honor outstanding performance of wastewater treatment plants that operate at poultry or egg processing facilities.
The awards are presented in two categories, full treatment and pretreatment, and any USPOULTRY member is eligible to submit three nominations in each category.
The deadline for submissions is May 31.
Winners of the 2014 awards included Koch Foods, Gadsden, Ala., for full treatment, and Tyson Foods Retail Division, Wilkesboro, N.C., for pretreatment. Tyson Foods River Valley Animal Foods, Scranton, Ark., received honorable mention in the full treatment category, and Fieldale Farms, Gainesville, Ga., received honorable mention in the pretreatment category.
This year’s winners will be announced at the 2015 Environmental Management Seminar in September.