Dairies that generate animal waste are already regulated, but what about the third-parties who bring some of that waste onto their properties?

The Idaho House Agricultural Affairs Committee will consider a rule that would establish setbacks for livestock waste stockpiles on these properties. Piles that are more than 50 cubic yards and in place longer than 30 days would have to be set back at least 300 feet from a neighbor’s residence, 500 feet from a hospital, school or church, 50 feet from a public highway, and so, reports the Twin Falls, Idaho, Times-News.

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Source: Twin Falls, Idaho, Times-News