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Waste Facility Closure

A bulldozer removing an inground waste storage facilityPractice Code: 360

Waste facility closure is the process of removing the long-term accumulation of sludge, floating matter, and wastewater from waste impoundments (animal waste lagoons or storage ponds) in an environmentally safe manner.

Conservation Practice Documents

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Conservation Practice Standard Overview
NRCS New York Conservation Practice Standard

Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG)Conservation planners shall reference NRCS New York Field Office Technical Guide for additional documents, tools, references, and procedures required with this practice.


Related Conservation Practices

This practice is commonly used in a Conservation Management System with practices such as:

Critical Area Planting
Nutrient Management
Waste Recycling

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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