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Roofs and Covers

A cover on a waste storage facilityPractice Code: 367

A roofs and covers system consists of a rigid, semirigid, or flexible manufactured membrane, composite material, or roof structure placed over a waste management facility or an agrichemical handling facility.

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

Roofs and Covers is commonly applied with conservation practices associated with waste storage and treatment facilities such as:

Agrichemical Handling Facility
Composting Facility
Nutrient Management
Waste Recycling
Waste Storage Facility
Waste Transfer
Waste Treatment
Waste Treatment Lagoon

Ground Disturbing Potential of Conservation Practices

This is a potential ground disturbing conservation practice. Any project with ground disturbing or potential ground disturbing practices planned may need to be submitted for review by the State Historic Preservation Officer and Tribal Historic Preservation Officers. Please see the Cultural Resources Review Process Flowchart for an outline of this process. View a list of conservation practices used in New York State, and their ground disturbing potential.

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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