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Development of
Environmentally Superior Technologies:

Phase 2 Report for Technology Determinations per Agreements Between the Attorney General of North Carolina and Smithfield Foods, Premium Standard Farms, and Frontline Farmers

July 25, 2005


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Report Summary: This file includes the following:

List of Tables
List of Figures
Letter of Transmittal
1.0 Introduction and Overview of Project Status to Date
2.0 Phase 2 Candidate Environmentally Superior Technology Descriptions
3.0 Technology Determinations Process and Performance Standards
4.0 Technology Permittability and Category or Categories of Farms
5.0 Phase 2 Environmentally Superior Technology Determinations and Contingencies
6.0 Next Steps and Recommendations

Appendix A: Technology Project Investigator Reports

A.1 "Super Soil Systems" USA Centralized Composting Unit

A.2 Using the Black Soldier Fly as a Value-Added Tool for the Management of Swine Manure

A.3 Solid Separation Constructed Wetland System for Swine Wastewater Treatment

A.4 Innovative Sustainable Systems Utilizing Economical Solutions (ISSUES), A Three-Component Program

A.5 "Alternative Natural Technologies" Sequencing Batch Reactor Performance Verification

A.6 Gasification for Elimination of Swine Waste Solids with Recovery of Value-Added Products

A.7 Odor Emissions Report

A.8 Pathogen Emissions Report

A.9 Nitrogen Emissions Report

A.9a URS Corporation Report

Appendix B: Determination of Economic Feasibility

B.1 Costs and Returns Analysis of Manure Management Systems Evaluated Under the North Carolina Attorney General Agreements

B.1a Appendices A-I
B.1b Anaerobic Lagoon and Sprayfield
B.1c Barham Farm
B.1d Ekokan
B.1e ReCip
B.1f BEST (FAN + TFS and Filtramat + TFS)
B.1g Belt Systems (Lake Wheeler Road and van Kempen-Koger)
B.1h High Solids Anaerobic Digester (HSAD)
B.1i Super Soils On-Farm

B.2 Market Modeling of the Effects of Adoption of New Swine Waste Management Technologies in North Carolina

Appendix C: Advisory Panel Membership