Proper Closure of Earthen Manure Storage Structures

Animal Manure Management May 30, 2017 Print Friendly and PDF

When confined animal facilities cease operation, earthen manure storage and treatment structures must be closed properly to ensure that they pose little risk to the environment. This presentation was originally broadcast on October 21, 2011. More...

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Saqib Mukhtar, Texas A&M University (4 minutes)

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Waste Facility Closure Code 360

Catherine Nash, USDA-NRCS (7 minutes)

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EPA Rules and Requirements for Closure of Earthen Manure Storage Structures

Jeremy Seiger, US EPA (10 minutes)

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Kansas Requirements for Lagoon Closure

Terry Medley, Kansas Department of Health and Environment (7 minutes)

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Options for Closing Manure Storage and Treatment Systems

Karl VanDevender, University of Arkansas (11 minutes)

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Poultry Lagoon Closure Case in Progress

Catherine Nash, USDA-NRCS (23 minutes)

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Common Pitfalls of Closure

Tommy Bass, Montana State University  (8 minutes)

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