Maryland steps up phosphorus control

Maryland steps up phosphorus control

Phosphorus management and properly handling excess poultry manure debated in Maryland.

MARYLAND Gov. Larry Hogan unveiled enhanced phosphorus management tool (PMT) regulations to improve water quality in the state as well as the Chesapeake Bay area.

The new PMT regulations resulted from a cooperative effort between agricultural and environmental stakeholders and were built on the first proposed PMT published in January 2013. Since then, the PMT proposal has been submitted and withdrawn three times.

Hogan signe

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