Compost project in CA on hold
June 26, 2012 by Willows Journal
June 22, 2012, Willows, CA – County approval of a proposed chicken manure composting facility near Artois, CA, is on hold for at least 90 days while issues are studied.
Applicant Scott Cooper, president of Jack Spence, Inc., asked to scale back his processing permit from up to 50,000 tons of manure a year to 10,000 following the hearing.
Cooper is seeking a conditional use permit to put in a composting facility for poultry litter. The goal is to use poultry litter that consists of 50 percent chicken manure and 50 percent bedding material such as rice hulls, straw or sawdust, county planning officials said. READ MORE