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Fugitive Dust Control Plan and Best Management Practices for Cattle Feeding Operations

 
Publication number Date Published
18-02-033October 2018
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Author(s) Andrew Kruse
Description The purpose of these guidelines is to provide guidance for effective control of fugitive dust emissions at Confined Cattle Feeding Operations (CCFO). Components of the purpose are:
• To achieve sufficient control of fugitive dust emissions and fallout from beef cattle feedlots to ensure compliance with State laws and regulations.
• To achieve dust control by describing a menu of best management practices (BMPs) for cattle feedlots, which will be, implemented using flexible, site-specific fugitive dust control plans (FDCPs).
• To clarify what constitutes “reasonable precautions to prevent” emissions of fugitive dust as required by WAC 173-400-040(3) and WAC 173-400-040(8)(a).
• To help feedlot owners and operators on effective management of fugitive emission control measures, and provide a means by which cattle feedlots can demonstrate that they are taking reasonable precautions to protect the quality of Washington’s air.
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Contact Andrew Kruse at 509-329-3528 or andrew.kruse@ecy.wa.gov
Keywords guidance, air, best management practices, mitigation, dust, CAFO
WEB PAGE Outdoor dust management