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    A Review of Georgia’s Animal Feeding Operation Regulations

    L. Mark Risse, Thomas Bass, Casey Ritz and, Melony Wilson (February, 2013)

    The past several years have seen many changes in the way animal feeding operations are regulated in Georgia. These changes are largely driven by an increasing focus on agriculture as a source of non-point source pollution. Since the U.S. Clean Water Act was passed in early 1970, tremendous resources have been put into cleaning up point source pollution from municipalities and industries through the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES).

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    University of Georgia Cooperative Extension
    University of Georgia
    February, 2013
    Material Type
    Written Material