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USDA-NRCS Accepting Applications for Lagoon Closure

Tue, 02 Dec 2014 10:06:58 CST

USDA-NRCS Accepting Applications for Lagoon Closure
Oklahoma NRCS State Conservationist Gary O'Neill has announced an opportunity for producers to apply for assistance in the closure of livestock waste treatment lagoons and livestock waste storage ponds where confined animal production operations were discontinued voluntarily, involuntarily, or by termination of an industry contract statewide. O'Neill added, "Lagoon closures are only one of several initiavies that are available under the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).   Other programs under EQIP include AFO/CAFO, Irrigation, Seasonal High Tunnel, Energy, National Water Quality Initiative, and the Organic Initiative. These programs are expected to be announced within the next few days.   


Applications for lagoon closure will be accepted on a continuous basis, but only those received by January 16, 2015 will be considered for the initial selections. Applicants may apply by obtaining and completing the NRCS-CPA-1200 Application Form and Appendix and submitting it to the local NRCS Field Office. Producers may also visit the NRCS website by clicking here for more information.   Unfunded applications will be maintained for future funding consideration if the applicant chooses to remain on the waiting list.


Lagoon closure applications are evaluated and ranked by a multi-disciplinary team, and selected for funding at the state level. This program provides complete closure under the Oklahoma Closure of Waste Impoundments (360) practice standard for closure of treatment lagoons, waste storage ponds, under barn storage pits, and other associated waste facilities in an environmentally safe manner that are no longer used for their intended purpose. Closure of these facilities will follow an official closure plan developed by NRCS, the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry (ODAFF), or an approved Technical Service Provider.

   

 

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