Air Filtration and Scrubbing
Practice Code: 371
Reporting Unit: Number (No.)
A device or system for reducing emissions of air contaminants from a structure via interception and/or collection.
Purposes and Benefits
To control gaseous and particulate air emissions from ventilated structures by inertial collection, filtration, electrostatic collection, adsorption, scrubbing, and/or bio-removal. Specifically, this practice standard can be used to reduce emissions of the following air contaminants that contribute to air quality resource concerns:
- Direct emissions of particulate matter
- Volatile organic compounds (VOCs)
- Odorous sulfur compounds
Conservation Practice Documents
Documents associated with this and other conservation practices are available at the NRCS Field Office Technical Guide web site.
Related Conservation Practices
This practice is commonly used in a Conservation Management System with practices such as:
Agrichemical Handling Facility
Animal Mortality Facility
Roofs and Covers
Waste Storage Facility
If you want to learn how you can protect natural resources on your farm or forestland, please contact your local NRCS Service Center.
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