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7 results found for: "Alberta. Agricultural Operations Practices Act."

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September 1, 2015

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The Agricultural Operation Practices Act (AOPA) includes regulations for spreading manure or compost for all livestock operations in Alberta. The manure spreading regulations include requirements for manure incorporation, soil nitrogen and salinity limits, setback distances, record keeping and...


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September 1, 2015

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In January 2002, the province established a permit process for confined feeding operations (CFOs) and set province-wide manure management standards under the Agricultural Operation Practices Act (AOPA). The requirements under AOPA are aimed at supporting the sustainable growth of the livestock...


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June 1, 2015

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The purpose of this technical guideline is to provide guidance for the design and construction of non-engineered concrete liners used for manure collection and storage areas and to protect groundwater from contamination.


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September 1, 2014

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The purpose of AOPA is to ensure that the province’s livestock industry can grow to meet the opportunities presented by local and world markets in an environmentally sustainable manner.


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May 1, 2013

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This technical guideline purpose is to provide a consistent method for calculating the hydraulic conductivity of naturally occurring protective layers and constructed earthen liners in order to determine if a liner is equivalent to or greater than the requirements set out by the Agricultural...


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September 1, 2012

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The purpose of Agricultural Operation Practices Act (AOPA) is to ensure that the province’s livestock industry will grow in an environmentally sustainable manner as it meets the opportunities presented by local and world markets.


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August 1, 2012

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This fact sheet provides operators with information for designing, maintaining and managing a catch basin at a CFO. In addition to regulatory requirements, several beneficial management practices (BMPs) have been identified. BMPs can help to further reduce environmental risk or increase safety....