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DEC will explain new rules


July 10, 2009
By Watertown Daily News

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July 10, 2009, Jefferson County, NY – Area farmers will have a chance
to learn about the final version of the new state permits for
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations — CAFOs — in Jefferson County.
July 10, 2009, Jefferson County, NY – Area farmers will have a chance to learn about the final version of the new state permits for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations — CAFOs — in Jefferson County.

A new state permitting rule went into effect July 1 for all CAFOs, including dairy farms with more than 200 mature cows. Other livestock farms may also be considered CAFOs, such as beef cattle farms with 300 or more cattle.

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