Emergency Poultry Waste Guidance
Local governments are responsible for including in their 3 year update to their Solid Waste Management Plan, a plan in case of local emergency disposal needs, such as in the case of avian flu, in accordance with G.S. 130A-309.09A.
In the case of avian flu, governing authority for poultry disposal is under the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Veterinary Division, David Marshall, State Veterinarian (www.ncagr.com/vet/).
EPA Solid Waste and Emergency Response issued guidance in August of 2007: Disposal of Domestic Birds Infected by Avian Influenza
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