Animal Waste Technology Fund (Maryland)

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Place Maryland


   
Applies to States or Provinces Maryland
Name Animal Waste Technology Fund (Maryland)
Policy Category Financial Incentive
Policy Type Grant Program
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province




























Primary Website http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2012rs/chapters_noln/Ch_429_hb1304T.pdf



Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source http://news.maryland.gov/mda/tag/animal-waste-technology-fund/


Summary

A bill passed in 2012 transferred responsibility for animal waste management technology projects to the Maryland Department of Agriculture. The Department will maintain the Animal Waste Technology Fund, which provides funding opportunities for the research, development, implementation, and market development of technology intended to (a) reduce the amount of nutrients in animal waste, (b) alter the composition of animal waste, (c) develop alternative waste management strategies, or (d) use animal waste in a production process. Funds may be granted to individuals or businesses.



Policy Contact

Contact Name Louise Lawrence
Department Maryland Department of Agriculture
Division Animal Waste Technology Fund Advisory Committee
Address 50 Harry S. Truman Pkwy

Place Annapolis, Maryland
Zip/Postal Code 21401
Phone 410-841-5700
Phone 2 410/841-5863

Email louise.lawrence@mda.maryland.gov

     
     

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Agriculture Article, 8-7A, Annotated Code of Maryland




















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