Minnesota cooperative fined $450,000 in federal court

November 23, 2011 at 9:14 am in Grand Forks Herald

An ethanol cooperative in southern Minnesota has pleaded guilty to making false statements under the Clean Air Act. Corn Plus of Winnebago was fined $450,000 and placed on three years probation today in federal court. Conditions of probation include internal compliance monitoring systems and company-wide training requirements. Continue Reading