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Chicken manure lawsuit a teachable moment


September 3, 2013 – The sad saga of the Hudson Family farm continues.

Alan and Kristin Hudson got sued by the New York-based Waterkeeper Alliance, which hoped to win a landmark case holding Perdue liable for water pollution in drainage ditches caused by chicken manure from a subcontractor like the Hudsons.

Now comes the sequel: The federal judge who threw out the Waterkeeper case with critical comments about the poor quality of attorney work has now denied Perdue and the Hudsons $3 million in legal fees. READ MORE