New York State DEC: Prohibit the application of liquid manure on frozen and/or snow-covered soils.
Owasco Watershed Lake Association (OWLA) petitions the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to make the following modifications to the General Permit for CAFO operations, currently under review.
Prohibit the application of liquid manure:
On frozen and/or snow-covered soils,
When soils are saturated from rainfall or snowmelt, or
When a check of the 48-hour weather forecast predicts snowmelt or runoff conditions.
Below is a link to the OWLA petition website: "Joseph Martens: New York State DEC: Prohibit the application of liquid manure on frozen and/or snow-covered soils." Please help by signing the petition and by passing it on to your contacts.
The petition has been approved by the OWLA board. Our goal is to reach 1000 signatures, and we need your support. You can read and sign the petition here: