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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 09-1053



Access to Odor Management Plans for Concentrated Animal Operations, Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations and Volunteers Complying with Pennsylvania's Facility Odor Management Program

[39 Pa.B. 2919]
[Saturday, June 6, 2009]

   This notice is provided to direct the public to the State Conservation Commission's (SCC's) Facility Odor Management Program web page, or alternatively to the SCC's office to obtain information relating to Odor Management Plans submitted for SCC action under the act of July 6, 2005 (Act 38 of 2005, 3 Pa.C.S. §§ 501--522) (hereinafter referred to as Act 38).

   The SCC's Odor Management Program web page, accessed through the SCC's general web site at, provides the public with the name, address, animal equivalent units, animal type, Odor Site Index score and submission type for the various Odor Management Plans (OMPs) under review by the SCC. This listing of plans under review can also be accessed by contacting the SCC's Odor Management Program office in Tunkhannock at (570) 836-2181. The SCC will not take an action on a submitted OMP until it has been noticed on this list for a minimum of 21 days.

   All SCC actions on submitted OMPs will be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

   Persons wishing to view or obtain a copy of submitted OMPs are directed to submit a formal Right-To-Know request to the Department of Agriculture to arrange access to the plans currently under review.

   Persons wishing to comment on an OMP under review by the SCC are invited to submit a written statement outlining their comments on the plan to the SCC's Odor Management Program within 21 days from the plan notice date provided on the SCC's listing of plans under review. Persons with a question relating to the submission of comments on a plan under review may contact the SCC Odor Management Program office by phone to discuss the process for the submission of comments. Comments should include the name, address and telephone number of the writer, and a concise statement to inform the SCC of the exact basis of the comments and the relevant facts upon which they are based.

   Persons with a disability who wish to provide comments and require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to participate in the proceedings should contact the specified program. TDD users should contact the Department through the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984.

   The address for the SCC's Odor Management Program office is the Pennsylvania Agriculture Building, Route 92 South, P. O. Box C, Tunkhannock, PA 18657-0318. The phone number for the SCC's Odor Management Program Coordinator, Karl Dymond is (570) 836-2181.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 09-1053. Filed for public inspection June 5, 2009, 9:00 a.m.]

[39 Pa.B. 2921]
[Saturday, June 6, 2009]



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