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A Dozen Successful Swine Waste Digesters [PDF]
Abstract: This report contains supporting case studies for using anaerobic digesters for waste reduction in swine management.
Source: RCM Digesters, Inc.

Agricultural Livestock Production Industry [PDF]
Abstract: This document provides information on the agricultural livestock production industry.
Source: EPA

Animal Waste - Region 9
Abstract: Discusses the environmental impacts and other problems associated with animal waste.
Source: EPA Region 9

Consent Agreement and Final Order [PDF]
Abstract: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the Air Quality Compliance Agreement on Jan. 21, 2005.
Source: EPA

Emergency Action Planning for Livestock Operations [PDF]
Abstract: This publication provides an outline to develop an emergency plan for manure releases.
Source: Purdue University

Emergency Action Plans and Safety [PDF]
Abstract: Emergency action plans should be developed to meet current animal manure management regulations.
Source: Iowa State University

Revised Compliance Dates for National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit Regulation and Effluent Limitation Guidelines for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations
Abstract: This proposal would revise dates established in the 2003 CAFO rule, issued on February 12, 2003, by which facilities newly defined as CAFOs were required to seek permit coverage and by which all CAFOs were required to have nutrient management plans (NMPs) developed and implemented.
Source: EPA

Unified National Strategy for Animal Feeding Operations [PDF]
Abstract: This Unified National Strategy for Animal Feeding Operations presents USDA and EPA's plan for addressing the water quality and public health impacts associated with animal feeding operations (AFOs).
Source: USDA and EPA


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