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State’s long-running poultry lawsuit moves to mediation

State’s long-running poultry lawsuit moves to mediation

After one-on-one negotiations flagged, a retired federal judge will now mediate a solution to Oklahoma’s long-running lawsuit against major poultry producers.

Oklahoma Attorney General Gentner Drummond’s office provided a copy of the order for mediation from U.S. District Judge Gregory Frizzell on Tuesday afternoon.

Dated Monday, the order simply cancels a hearing set in Tulsa for this Friday and orders all parties to mediation before retired 10th Circuit Chief Judge Deanel Reece Tacha.

The order directs the state and poultry industries to issue a “Joint Status Report” 14 days after the conclusion of the mediation.

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