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Maryland appeals ruling forcing regulation of gaseous ammonia emissions from poultry farms

April 14, 2021

The Maryland Department of the Environment is appealing a court ruling that would compel the state to regulate gaseous ammonia emissions coming from the poultry farms that dot the Eastern Shore. A Montgomery County Circuit Court judge had ruled that the state needed to rework water pollution permits to include controls on the gas, which is released from animal waste and pumped out of industrial chicken houses and similar facilities via exhaust fans.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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