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

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18-02-033October 2018
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Author(s) Kruse, Andrew
Description The purpose of this document is to provide guidance for effective control of fugitive dust emissions at confined cattle feeding operations, including:
• 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.
• 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 with effective management of fugitive emission control measures and provide a way for cattle feedlots to demonstrate that they are taking reasonable precautions to protect air quality.
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Keywords guidance, air, best management practices, mitigation, dust, CAFO, cattle
WEB PAGE Outdoor dust management