Site and Equipment Management Topics
As part of maintaining the physical site, an owner of an agricultural establishment may have to be aware of other environmental programs that are not necessarily tied to agricultural operations. Some of these programs, while not agricultural in nature, must still be complied with by the owner. The following is a list of facility, vehicle, and land maintenance topics available related to agriculture.
Information available on air emissions from agriculture practices, prescribed burning, particulates, State programs, Federal programs, and contacts for more information.
Information on biosecurity procedures to ensure the safety and health of humans and animals.
Environmental Management Systems
Information on the elements of environmental management systems and how they are being used.
Emergency Planning and Response
Information available on hazardous substances, CERCLA, oil pollution, and risk management.
Background information on environmental justice with links to additional information.
Information related to the maintenance of a farm operation, including use and concern for asbestos, chemicals, PCBs, and unpaved roads.
- Fuels & Engines
Information on non-road engines, emission standards, heavy-duty engines, and alternative fuels.
Information on dredge and fill activities, endangered species, and wetlands.
Natural Events and Disasters
Information on natural disasters and their impacts on agricultural production.
Risk Management Plan
Information and examples of risk management programs to help citizens design and implement their own.
- Rural Roads
Information on maintenance of unpaved roads and particulate matter concerns.
Information available on sustainable development, sustainable agriculture, and other related links.
Tanks & Containment
Information available on underground storage tanks and the containment of fertilizers, pesticides, and oil.
Vehicle and Machine Maintenance
Information on how to keep farm equipment running properly, including such topics as used oil, spent fluids, batteries, and machine shop wastes.
Information available on how to dispose of solid waste, hazardous waste, universal waste, and used oil.
Information available on surface and groundwater protection.
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