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Farmers, officials struggle with permit process


August 16, 2010
By Baltimore Sun

August 16, 2010, Salisbury, MD — Bobby Graves had misgivings about a
pollution-control permit newly required for many farms in the state.
But he applied, ready to detail how he’s storing and disposing of the
manure from his 110,000 chickens.

August 16, 2010, Salisbury, MD — Bobby Graves had misgivings about a pollution-control permit newly required for many farms in the state. But he applied, ready to detail how he’s storing and disposing of the manure from his 110,000 chickens.

Now, more than three months after seeking help from the Maryland Department of Agriculture in crafting a plan for reducing his farm's wastewater runoff — the final step needed for the permit — he’s still waiting. And growing more frustrated with each passing day.

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