EPA to hold meeting with livestock farmers Aug. 30

08-20-2012 in Livestock

EPA Region 7 representatives will meet with livestock producers on Thursday, August 30, at the American Legion Hall, 210 W. Head Street in Arcadia in Carroll County. The topics will include the EPA’s inspection program for concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), winter feeding areas, aerial overflights, medium-sized CAFOs, nutrient management plans and manure stockpiles will be discussed. EPA staff will also review the selection of CAFOs for inspection, flyover practices and details about CAFO on-the-ground inspections. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m.

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