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Animal Feeding Operations - NPDES program regulates the discharge of pollutants from point sources to waters of the United States. Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) are point sources, as defined by the CWA [Section 502(14)]. To be considered a CAFO, a facility must first be defined as an Animal Feeding Operation (AFO). [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), NPDES]

Animal Waste Management - This web site includes information and software to assist in managing animal waste. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Water Quality & Quantity]

Conservation and Environmental Policy Briefing Room (ERS) - This briefing room includes information and economic research on the efficiency, effectiveness and equity of policies and programs directed toward improving the environmental performance of the agricultural sector. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Economic Research Service (ERS)]

Earth Day: Selected Resources - Science Reference Guide - Finding guide from the Library of Congress, Science Reference Section [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Manure Management - Key Topic (ERS) - Provides the customer with ERS expert analysis of the extent of manure problems, their economic and environmental implications, and the economics of management practices. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Economic Research Service (ERS)]

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle -- Quick Guide to Resources - Finding aid from the Library of Congress, Science Reference Service [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]