4 edition of Source water protection for concentrated animal feeding operations found in the catalog.
Source water protection for concentrated animal feeding operations
Richard W. Gullick
by Awwa Research Foundation/American Water Works Association/IWA Pub. in Denver, CO
Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-183).
|Statement||prepared by Richard W. Gullick, Richard A. Brown, and David A. Cornwell ; jointly sponsored by Awwa Research Foundation and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.|
|Contributions||Brown, Richard A., Cornwell, David A., 1948-, AWWA Research Foundation., United States. Environmental Protection Agency.|
|LC Classifications||TD930.2 .G85 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxi, 187 p. :|
|Number of Pages||187|
|LC Control Number||2007296283|
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) are increasing in size and generating consider- ably more waste requiring disposal over an increasingly limited area. As livestock production has become more spatially concentrated, the amount of available manure nutrients often exceeds the assimilative capacity of the land on the farms. Concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) generate large volumes of manure and manure-contaminated wash and runoﬀ water. When applied to land at agronomic rates, CAFO wastewater has the potential to be a valuable fertilizer and soil amendment that can improve the physical condition of Cited by:
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) Information regarding swine operations confining less than 2, head of swine weighing 55 lbs or more can be found in this document. In South Dakota, concentrated animal feeding operations are regulated by a water pollution control permit. Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) per County Downloadable Package, US, , US EPA This USDA dataset was procured for EPA through the Office of Water (OW). Included in this package are a shapefile (v. ), Esri ArcMap map document (v. ) and XML files for this record and the layer level metadata. Harvest Source Id Publish Year:
NPDES Permit Writers' Manual for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations This manual is designed to provide general information on the Clean Water Act (CWA) and NPDES requirements for CAFOs, explain CAFO permitting, and provide technical information to understand options for nutrients management planning. Congress first used the term "concentrated animal feeding operation" in when defining "point source" in the Clean Water Act (36) for the purposes of its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (37) In , EPA revised its regulations to include a definition for CAFO.
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In animal husbandry, a concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO), as defined by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is an intensive animal feeding operation (AFO) in which over animal units are confined for over 45 days a year.
An animal unit is the equivalent of pounds of "live" animal weight. A thousand animal units equates to cows, cows used for dairy. Get this from a library. Source water protection for concentrated animal feeding operations: a guide for drinking water utilities.
[Richard W Gullick; Richard A Brown; David A Cornwell; AWWA Research Foundation.; United States. Environmental Protection Agency.]. Concentrated animal feeding operations, frequently referred to as CAFOs, are large animal agricultural facilities that raise a specific number of animals in production barns or confinement pens.
reliable fertilizer source for farming operations. Proper waste management protects the environment and ultimately makes a farm more productive. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) and Ohio EPA have updated the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) regulations and requirements for concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) to control spills and runoff of.
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) are large livestock and poultry operations that raise animals in a confined situation. CAFOs can improve the efficiency of animal production but large amounts of manure produce can, if not properly managed, degrade air and water quality.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is responsible for regulating CAFOs and requires CAFOs that discharge. Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations: Current Knowledge, Future Needs discusses the need for the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency to implement a new method for estimating the amount of ammonia, nitrous oxide, methane, and other pollutants emitted from livestock and poultry farms, and for determining how these emissions are dispersed.
The Clean Water Act NPDES Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) program provides a federal foundation for regulating discharges from some animal feeding operations. However, the widest array of programs, policies and tools originate with state programs, and include: variations on the federal NPDES program; state regulatory programs and.
Understanding Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations and Their Impact. (Environmental Protection Agency [EPA], ). CAFOs are This contact can either be through a pipe that carries manure or wastewater to surface water, or by animal contact with surface water that runs through their confined area.
(See Appendix A)File Size: 2MB. Environmental regulations that provide special requirements for facilities located within source water protection areas currently are in effect for certain types of landfills, wastewater treatment plants and manure storage facilities, underground storage tanks, concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFO's), brownfield sites and agricultural.
Subchapter II — Requirements for Large Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations NR Large concentrated feeding operations. as a result cause groundwater or surface water pollution or that fail “Existing source CAFO” means an operation that is cov-ered.
Although the term is sometimes used loosely to refer to any factory farm, "Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation" (CAFO) is a designation by the United States Environmental Protection Agency meaning any operation in which animals are fed in confined spaces, but specifically those which store a large number of animals and produce a large amount of water and manure waste as well as contributing.
Animal Feeding Operation versus Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation. An operation is defined as an animal feeding operation, or AFO, if the facility confines, stables, or feeds animals for 45 days or more in a month period and a ground cover of vegetation is not sustained over at least 50 percent of the confinement area.
CAFO (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation) The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories. pollution from concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). As a result, the agricultural sector, including CAFOs, remains largely unregulated and is now the nation’s leading source of water quality impairments.2 The Agency’s current CAFO regulations are plainly not up to theFile Size: KB.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing regulations to reduce the amount of water pollution from large livestock operations. Revisions to current Clean Water Act permit requirements and effluent guidelines for as many as 39, concentrated animal feeding operations, or “CAFOs,”.
Hormones and Pharmaceuticals Generated by Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations: Transport in Water and Soil examines how hormones, antibiotics and pharmaceuticals generated from concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) of cattle, poultry, swine and aquaculture are transported in water and soil.
Little is known of the environmental fate of the tons of physiologically active steroid Format: Hardcover. Act regulation for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, or CAFOs. If you own or operate a chicken or turkey CAFO, you must apply for a permit.
This pamphlet gives general information about what your permitting authority might require in your CAFO’s permit. Clean Water Act Requirements Information Series Pamphlet United States Environmental File Size: KB. Effective April 1,the Department promulgated ADEM Administrative Code Chapterwhich defines the requirements Animal Feeding Operations (AFOs) must meet to protect water quality.
This chapter establishes an AFO compliance assistance and assurance program and a Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) NPDES registration by. Contaminants from manure can also affect human health by polluting drinking water sources.
Although agricultural activities are generally not subject to requirements of environmental law, discharges of waste from large concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) into the nation’s waters are regulated under the Clean Water : $ Projects.
Ongoing Projects. Effects of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) on Ground Water Quality (PDF) (2 pp, KB). Evaluation of Reactive Barrier Technology for Remediation of Nutrient-Contaminated Ground Water From a Swine CAFO (PDF) (2 pp, KB).
Completed Projects. Before EPA defined the CWA term concentrated animal feeding operations in the CAFO regulations, the ELGs for the Feedlots Point Source Category, formerly 40 CFR part (b), defined afeedlotto mean "a concentrated, confined animal or poultry growing operation for meat, milk or egg production, or stabling, in pens or houses wherein.This book, along with its photo-format companion volume, CAFO (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation): The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories, has been a long time in the making.
It is not the first of its kind. Our foundation, the Foundation for Deep Ecology, has published several large-format books and companion readers over the last.Effects of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) on Ground Water Quality Research Type and Organization.
The research type is in-house. The organization is EPA’s Ground Water and Ecosystem Restoration Division. Project Period. January 1, to present. Project Summary. Research is underway at EPA’s Ground Water and EcosystemsFile Size: KB.