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Proposed Poultry Litter Management Act Means a Change in How Growers and Integrators Manage Litter

Ashley Ellixson and Paul Goeringer

Photo by Edwin Remsberg 

This post should not be considered legal advice or a political statement for or against this proposed legislation

             I hope, this year, to look at more proposed legislation currently pending before the General Assembly during the 2016 session.  Recently introduced was SB 496, the Poultry Litter Management Act, which would change how poultry litter is handled in Maryland.  SB 496 would require a poultry company, also known as the integrator, to take ownership of poultry litter in certain situations.  The legislation would also make certain information available which currently is not publically available.

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