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Public Meeting Agendas

January 7, 2002—Washington, D.C.

1:00 p.m.

Sponsor Perspective, EPA

Randy Waite, USEPA, OAR

Renee Johnson, USEPA, OW

1:30

Issues at the Interface of Animal Agriculture and Air Quality

Technical Assistance Perspectives

Thomas Christensen, Director

USDA, NRCS Animal Husbandry and Clean Water Programs Division

Societal and Environmental Considerations

Dr. Joseph Rudek, Senior Scientist

Environmental Defense

Industry Approaches and Dynamics

David Townsend, Vice President of Environmental Affairs

Premium Standard Farms Research and Development

3:15-3:30

Break

3:30

Comments from Participants Registered to Present

4:15

Input from Other Participants

January 24, 2002—Raleigh, North Carolina

7:00 p.m.

Roundtable Discussion with “Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations” Report Authors (August 15, 2001 Draft. EPA Contract No. 68-D6-0011 Task Order 71.)



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Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations: Current Knowledge, Future Needs J Public Meeting Agendas January 7, 2002—Washington, D.C. 1:00 p.m. Sponsor Perspective, EPA Randy Waite, USEPA, OAR Renee Johnson, USEPA, OW 1:30 Issues at the Interface of Animal Agriculture and Air Quality Technical Assistance Perspectives Thomas Christensen, Director USDA, NRCS Animal Husbandry and Clean Water Programs Division Societal and Environmental Considerations Dr. Joseph Rudek, Senior Scientist Environmental Defense Industry Approaches and Dynamics David Townsend, Vice President of Environmental Affairs Premium Standard Farms Research and Development 3:15-3:30 Break 3:30 Comments from Participants Registered to Present 4:15 Input from Other Participants January 24, 2002—Raleigh, North Carolina 7:00 p.m. Roundtable Discussion with “Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations” Report Authors (August 15, 2001 Draft. EPA Contract No. 68-D6-0011 Task Order 71.)

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Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations: Current Knowledge, Future Needs   John H. Martin Jr., Hall Associates Roy V. Oommen, Eastern Research Group John D. Crenshaw, Eastern Research Group 8:30 Adjourn January 25, 2002—Raleigh, North Carolina Swine Air Emission Measurement and Mitigation 8:00 a.m. Introduction Perry Hagenstein, Chair NRC Committee on Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations 8:10 In-ground Digester with Biogas Recovery and Electricity Generation Dr. Leonard Bull, Associate Director Animal and Poultry Waste Center North Carolina State University 8:30 Measurement of Trace-Gas Emissions in Animal Production Systems Dr. Lowry Harper, Research Scientist United States Department of Agriculture 8:50 Open Path Laser Technology/Modeling to Derive Emission Factors for Swine Production Facilities Dr. Bruce Harris, Research Scientist Environmental Protection Agency 9:10 Pathogens and Air Quality Concerns Dr. Mark Sobsey, Professor Environmental Sciences and Engineering University of North Carolina 9:30 Questions Robert Flocchini, Vice-Chair NRC Committee on Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations 9:45 Break 10:00 Permeable Lagoon Cover for Odor and Ammonia Volatilization Reduction Dr. Leonard Bull, Associate Director Animal and Poultry Waste Center North Carolina State University 10:20 Odor Quantification and Environmental Concerns Dr. Susan Schiffman, Professor of Medical Psychology Duke University

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Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations: Current Knowledge, Future Needs 10:40 Technology for Mitigating PM and Odors from Buildings Dr. Bob Bottcher, Professor of Biological and Agricultural Engineering North Carolina State University 11:00 Annual Denuder Technology John T. Walker, Chemist Environmental Protection Agency 11:20 Additional Questions Robert Flocchini 11:30 Sponsor Perspective Sally Shaver, Division Director Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards Environmental Protection Agency 11:50 General Discussion Perry Hagenstein 12:00 p.m. Adjourn February 24, 2002—Denver, Colorado Monitoring Air Emissions Through Microclimate Meteorological Techniques 1:30 p.m. Introduction Perry Hagenstein, Chair NRC Committee on Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations 1:40 Surface Exchange Flux Measurements Utilizing the National Center for Atmospheric Research Integrated Surface Flux Facility Dr. Tony Delany, Engineer IV Atmospheric Technology Division National Center for Atmospheric Research 2:00 Flux Footprint Considerations for Micrometeorological Flux Measurement Techniques Dr. Tom Horst Atmospheric Technology Division National Center for Atmospheric Research 2:20 Micrometeorological Methods for Estimating VOC and Ammonia fluxes Dr. Alex Guenther, Scientist II Atmospheric Chemistry Division National Center for Atmospheric Research

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Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations: Current Knowledge, Future Needs 2:40 Analysis of Single Aerosol Particles with a Mass Spectrometer Dr. Daniel Murphy Aeronomy Laboratory National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 3:00 Questions and General Discussion Robert Flocchini, Vice-Chair NRC Committee on Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations 3:15 Break Air Emission Measurement and Mitigation for Beef Feedlots 3:30 p.m. Introduction Perry Hagenstein, Chair 3:40 Odor Measurement and Mitigation Dr. John Sweeten, Professor and Resident Director Agricultural Research and Extension Center Texas A&M University 4:00 Methane Production from Livestock and Mitigation Dr. Don Johnson, Professor Department of Animal Sciences Colorado State University 4:20 Mitigation Technology Dr. Bob McGregor Water and Waste 4:40 Questions and General Discussion Robert Flocchini, Vice-Chair 5:00 Comments from Participants Registered to Present 5:30 Input from Other Participants June 4, 2002—Sacramento, California 1:00 p.m. Introduction Perry Hagenstein, Chair Committee on Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations 1:05 EPA and USDA Collaboration on Animal Feeding Operation Air Quality Research and Policy Tom Christensen, Director Animal Husbandry and Clean Water Programs Division USDA, National Resource Conservation Service Gary Margheim, Natural Resource Manager Strategic Natural Resources Issues

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Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations: Current Knowledge, Future Needs   USDA, National Resources Conservation Service 2:00 Sponsor Perspectives Randy Waite Air Quality Planning and Standards Division USEPA, Office of Air and Radiation Tom Christensen, Director Animal Husbandry and Clean Water Programs Division USDA, National Resource Conservation Service Ray Knighton, National Program Leader for Air, Soil, and Water Natural Resources and Environment USDA, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service 2:45 Break Air Emission Measurement, Mitigation, and Policy for Animal Feeding Operations in California 3:00 p.m. Introduction Robert Flocchini Vice-Chair Committee on Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations 3:05 Air Emissions and Poultry Production in California Dr. Ralph Ernst Department of Animal Science University of California, Davis 3:35 Air Emissions and Dairy Production in California Dr. Deanne Meyer Department of Animal Science University of California, Davis 4:05 Changes in the California Agricultural Air Exemption Brent Newell Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation 4:35 California Air Resources Board Michael Fitzgibbon Air Resources Board California Environmental Protection Agency 5:05 On-Farm Assessment and Environmental Review Ellen Hankes, Marketing Director On-Farm Assessment and Environmental Review Environmental Management Solutions, LLC

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Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations: Current Knowledge, Future Needs 5:35 General Discussion Perry Hagenstein 5:45 Public Comments August 19, 2002—Washington D.C. 2:00 p.m. Sponsor Perspectives Randy Waite Air Quality Planning and Standards Division USEPA, Office of Air and Radiation C. Richard Amerman, National Program Leader Natural Resources and Sustainable Agricultural Systems USDA, Agricultural Research Service Tom Christensen, Director Animal Husbandry and Clean Water Programs Division USDA, National Resource Conservation Service