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Mediation Could Settle Mountaire Water Well Suits

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Mediation is taking place in Sussex County between neighbors and Mountaire Farms.

Many have said they believe that the poultry company is responsible for the increase in the nitrate that has been found in their wells.

The Wilmington News Journalreports that the one expert believes mediation could mean settlements are in the works.

There is a court-approved gag order on the residents their lawyers and Mountaire’s legal representation among others in the case.

Don Rush is the News Director at Delmarva Public Media. An award-winning journalist, Don reports major local issues of the day, from sea level rise, to urban development, to the changing demographics of Delmarva.