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Correction: Vreba-Hoff Dairy Development no longer owns Fremont, Ind. dairy

Release Date: 01/29/2007
Contact Information: Phillippa Cannon, (312) 353-6218,

No. 07-OPA16

CHICAGO (Jan. 29, 2007) - On Jan. 4, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 announced it had issued an administrative order to comply with a state-issued discharge permit to Vreba-Hoff Dairy Development, Wauseon, Ohio, and De Jong Dairy LLC, Fremont, Ind. Vreba-Hoff has since provided documents to EPA demonstrating that it has transferred ownership of the dairy. EPA has sent a letter to Vreba-Hoff notifying the company that it is not responsible for complying with the EPA order. Dairy operator Simon De Jong has told EPA that he intends to comply with the order.

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