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July 23, 2013

USPOULTRY develops spill prevention, control and countermeasure program

USPOULTRY recently completed the development of a new environmental educational program. The SPCC Training Program addresses the federal Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Rule that requires facilities to implement measures to prevent oil spills. The primary purpose of the SPCC Rule is to prevent oil spills from reaching navigable waters, which include streams, creeks, rivers and lakes. Until recently, agriculture was largely exempt under the SPCC Rule. However, a recent revision extends the requirements of the program to farming operations. Read More

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