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Part 651 Agricultural Waste Management Field HandbookChapter 1 Laws, Regulations, Policy, and Water Quality CriteriaUnited StatesDepartment ofAgricultureNatural ResourcesConservationService
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Part 651Agricultural Waste Management Field HandbookLaws, Regulations, Policy, and Water Quality CriteriaChapter 1(210–VI–AWMFH, Amend. 31, July 2009)Issued July 2009The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, or because all or a part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all pro-grams.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for commu-nication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD). To file a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250–9410, or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
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(210–VI–AWMFH, Amend. 31, July 2009) AcknowledgmentsChapter 1 was originally prepared and printed in 1992 under the direction of James N. Krider (retired),national environmental engineer, Soil Conser-vation Service (SCS), now Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). James D. Rickman (retired), environmental engineer, NRCS, Fort Worth, TX; provided day-to-day coordination in the development of the handbook. Authors for chapter 1 included James N. Krider, author; David J. Jones (retired), environmental engineer, NRCS, Bozeman, MT; Donald Stettler (retired), environmental engineer, NRCS, Portland, OR.This version was prepared by the NRCS under the direction of Noller Her-bert, director, Conservation Engineering Division, Washington, DC. Revi-sions to the chapter were provided by Dr. Glenn Carpenter, Ph.D., nation-al leader, animal husbandry, Animal Husbandry and Clean Water Division, Beltsville, MD; Susan McLoud(retired), agronomist, Manure Management Team, Greensboro, NC; Cherie LaFleur, environmental engineer, Central National Technology Support Center, Fort Worth, TX; and Greg Zwicke, air quality engineer, Air Quality and Atmospheric Change Team, Portland, OR. It was finalized under the guidance of Darren Hickman, national environ-mental engineer, Conservation Engineering Division, Washington, DC.
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Part 651Agricultural Waste Management Field HandbookLaws, Regulations, Policy, and Water Quality CriteriaChapter 11–ii (210–VI–AWMFH, Amend. 31, July 2009)
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(210–VI–AWMFH, Amend. 31, July 2009) 1–iiiContents651.0100 Federal laws 1–1(a) Introduction ....................................................................................................1–1(b) Air .....................................................................................................................1–1(c) Water .................................................................................................................1–1(d) Other Federal actions of interest to agriculture ..........................................1–2651.0101 Federal regulations and rules 1–4(a) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System .....................................1–4(b) CERCLA/EPCRA reporting rule for air releases of hazardous ..................1–6substances from animal waste at farms 651.0102 State responsibilities
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