AG POLICY NEWS
OSHA Drops Case Against Farm
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Feb 26, 2014 11:48 AM CST

SAN ANTONIO (DTN) -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has dropped its case against a Nebraska farm that potentially faced $132,000 in fines from the agency over grain-bin inspection issues going back to 2011.

James Luers, an attorney from Lincoln, Neb., told DTN that OSHA had failed to respond to a motion for summary judgment that Luers had filed with the administrative-law judge. On Monday, Luers said he got a call from OSHA officials who told him they were dropping the case.

The fact OSHA had cited a farm with fewer than 10 employees with regulatory violations over grain ...

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