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Air Filtration and Scrubbing

This wet scrubber removes ammonia, dust, and pathogens from air venting from a poultry facility

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)
  • Ammonia
  • Odorous sulfur compounds
  • Methane

Conservation Practice Support Documents

Support Documents for this conservation practice are available for download from an abbreviated version of Section IV of the NRCS Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG).

Web link image: Field Office Technical GuideAll support documents associated with this and other conservation practices are available at the NRCS Field Office Technical Guide web site.

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