NC State University
Waste Management Programs, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Animal and Poultry
Waste Management Center
Campus Box 7608
Raleigh, NC 27695-7608
919.513.1762 (FAX)

Development of Environmentally Superior Technologies: Phase 1 Report for Technology Determinations per Agreements Between the Attorney General of North Carolina and Smithfield Foods, Premium Standard Farms and Frontline Farmers, July 26, 2004

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Summary and Introduction
(including brief descriptions of candidate environmentally superior technologies, technology determinations and performance standards, technololgy permitability and category or categories of farms, phase I environmentally superior technology determinations and contingencies, and next steps and environmentally superior technologies implementation schedule)

Appendix A: Technology Project Investigator Technical Reports

A.1 Ambient Temperature Anaerobic Digester and Greenhouse for Swine Waste Treatment and Bioresource Recovery at Barham Farm

A.2 "BEST" Biomass Energy Sustainable Technology Performance Verification

A.3 Demonstrating Optimum Fertilizer Value of Ash from the Biomass Energy Sustainable Technology (BEST) Demonstration Project for Swine and Poultry Manure Management

A.4 Swine Waste Management Through Belt-Based Housing Design

A.5 Belt System for Manure Removal

A.6 "Ekokan" Biofiltration Technology Performance Verification

A.7 "ORBIT" High Solids Anaerobic Digester

A.8 "ReCip" Solids Separation-Reciprocating Wetland

A.9 "Super Soils" Solids Separation/Nitrification-Denitrification/Soluble Phosphorus Removal/Solids Processing System

A.10 Odor Emissions Report

A.11 Pathogen Emissions Report

A. 12 Nitrogen Emissions Report

Appendix B: Determination of Economic Feasibility

Appendix C: Benefits of Adopting Environmentally Superior Swine Waste Management Technologies in North Carolina: An Environmental and Economic Assessment

Appendix D: Engineering Subcommittee Report

Appendix E: Advisory Panel

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