Dallas Crown Litigation

Dallas Crown, one of two Fort Worth, Texas, area horse slaughter plants, continues in business after a brief court battle concerning its wastewater discharge permit.

It all started when the city of Kauffman, Texas, where Dallas Crown is

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Dallas Crown, one of two Fort Worth, Texas, area horse slaughter plants, continues in business after a brief court battle concerning its wastewater discharge permit.


It all started when the city of Kauffman, Texas, where Dallas Crown is located, notified the plant that it was in violation of its wastewater discharge permit. That notice was filed on July 26 and on Aug. 10.


Dallas Crown filed a lawsuit, seeking injunctive relief. The case was heard on Aug. 24, and County-At-Court Judge Erleigh Noville ruled that the city cannot revoke the plant’s discharge permit unless it can show that the plant is indeed in violation of the terms of the permit.


The judge also ordered three weeks of discharge testing to determine if the plant is in compliance

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Les Sellnow was a prolific freelance writer based near Riverton, Wyoming. He specialized in articles on equine research, and operated a ranch where he raised horses and livestock. He authored several fiction and nonfiction books, including Understanding Equine Lameness and Understanding The Young Horse. He died in 2023.

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