Leading seed suppliers including Corteva Agriscience, AgReliant Genetics and Winfield Solutions sued the operators of a shuttered ethanol plant Tuesday in Nebraska District Court for millions of dollars in damages arising from improper disposal of waste and bioproducts. The lawsuit accuses AltEn LLC, Mead Cattle Company and Green Disposal Mead of failing to properly manage byproducts from the ethanol manufacturing process resulting in environmental violations and waste water discharge. The lawsuit was filed by Crowell & Moring; Dorsey & Whitney; Barnes & Thornburg and Woods | Aitken LLP. Attorneys have not yet appeared for the defendants. The case is 8:22-cv-00070, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. et al v. AltEn, LLC et al.
February 22, 2022, 8:25 PM