Workshops on Proposed CAFO Regulations

The Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA), the Delaware Nutrient Management Commission (DNMC), and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) are jointly sponsoring workshops to further understanding and awareness of recently proposed draft Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation regulations.  The draft proposed CAFO regulations will be available, beginning May 12, 2010, on the following site:  http://dda.delaware.gov/nutrients/index.shtml .

The public is invited to attend

Workshop Schedule

Tuesday, May 25, 2010     6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Farmington Fire Hall
20920 South Dupont Highway
Farmington, DE 19950-2381
(302) 398-4445

Wednesday, May 26, 2010     6:00     8:30 p.m.

Laurel Senior High School

1133 South Central Avenue
Laurel, DE 19956-1491
(302) 875-6120

Thursday, May 27, 2010     6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Millsboro Fire Hall

109 E. State St.
Millsboro, DE 19966
(302) 934-8359

Workshop Agenda
6:00 PM – Workshop begins with open forum discussions

7:00 PM – Introductions and workshop overview
            ● Regulatory timeline
            ● Overview of regulations
            ● Questions and answers

8:30 PM – Adjourn

Open forum discussion topics include:

● Who needs a CAFO permit?
● How is a CAFO permit issued?
● How does my operation benefit from a CAFO permit?
● What is required in a CAFO permit application?
● What are the State Technical Standards (best management practices)?
● What is required for new operations?

For more information contact: 
Mark Davis, DDA at (302) 698-4503 or
Mark.Davis@state.de
Jennifer Walls, DNREC at (302) 739-9062 or
Jennifer.Walls@state.de.us    

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