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USPOULTRY to Hold Environmental Management Seminar

28 August 2015

US - USPOULTRY’s Environmental Management Seminar will examine current and emerging issues related to water quality, air emissions and overall regulatory compliance.

The seminar aims to ensure that poultry environmental managers can effectively respond to factors that may impact regulatory compliance.

Sponsored by USPOULTRY, this year's conference will be held on September 24-25, at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Destin, Florida.

“Water quality, stormwater, wastewater, air emissions and regulatory compliance are all issues that poultry and egg industry environmental managers face on a daily basis.

"It is imperative, now more than ever, for industry managers to identify and implement best management practices to effectively tackle these ever-changing challenges. Environmental stewardship is a day to day responsibility.

"By developing plans and investing in resources, we can stay one step ahead,” said programme committee chairperson Brenda Flick, from Sanderson Farms.

The programme will include:

  • Policy/Regulatory Update;
  • General Duty Clause Compliance;
  • Permit Pitfalls;
  • Air Permitting Requirements for Poultry and Egg Facilities;
  • Clean Water Award Winners Virtual Plant Tours;
  • Sodium Hypochloride Storage Requirements;
  • TRI Reporting for the Poultry and Egg Industry;
  • Final Wastewater Effluent Disinfection Systems;
  • Stormwater Treatment Challenges and Technology;
  • Biosolids Handling Opportunities;
  • and Microbial Intervention Chemicals Use and Effects on Wastewater, Quaternary Use in Biological Nutrient Removal Plants, and a Case Study on the Environmental Impact of Quaternary Compound Use.

To register for the seminar, please click here.

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