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[IDEM] IDEM holding public information meeting about farm regulations in Spencer County
Start Date: 1/13/2014 All Day
End Date: 1/13/2014
Entry Description

Who: Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM)

 

What: Public information open house style information meeting concerning environmental regulations for confined feeding operations (this is not a hearing)

 

When: 5 to 7 p.m.(local time), Wednesday, January 15, 2014

 

Where: South Spencer High School Auditorium, 1142 North County Road  275W, Rockport, Ind.

 

IDEM has heard concerns from Spencer County area residents about Indiana’s regulations for confined feeding operations (CFOs) and concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). To help answer the public’s questions about Indiana’s permitting and inspection programs, IDEM will hold an informal, open house style information meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at the South Spencer High School Auditorium, 1142 North County Road  275W, Rockport, Ind.

 

Residents may stop in anytime between 5 and 7 p.m. to speak with IDEM staff one-on-one. IDEM will not be making a formal presentation.

 

IDEM permits staff will also be available during the open house to answer questions about the permit application for a proposed turkey operation in Spencer County, JT Parker Farms, LLC. The proposed turkey operation is planned to be located at 8669 West Base Road, Richland, Ind. Individuals who wish to submit written comments regarding the permit application may do so at the open house.

 

Citizens can find information about the IDEM permit review process on the agency’s website at www.idem.IN.gov/4994.htm. To view the permit application for JT Parker Farms, LLC, visit http://108.59.49.89/fnjavaview.aspx?DocId=69091995.

 

About IDEM

IDEM (www.idem.IN.gov) implements federal and state regulations regarding the environment. Through compliance assistance, incentive programs and educational outreach, the agency encourages and aids businesses and citizens in protecting Hoosiers and the environment. 

 

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Contact Information:
Name: Barry Sneed
Phone: (317) 232-8596
Email: bsneed@idem.IN.gov
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