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Public Meeting Set On Ag Spreading
Industrial Pond Sludge
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Stanislaus County Department of Environmental Resources will host a meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 21 at the Oakdale Library, 151 So. First Ave., Oakdale to consider: A request to issue a Stanislaus County Food Processing By-product Use permit to ConAgra Foods for the land application of food processing by-products.
This project includes the land-application of by-product mud dredged from the ConAgra facility aerated ponds and by-product rinse mud to be utilized as soil amendments on local farmland and orchards.
These activities would be performed and enforced under the Stanislaus County Ordinance, Chapter 9.88 for food processing by-product use. Project includes the following locations:
ConAgra Facility – 554 S. Yosemite Ave, Oakdale APNs 063-024-002, 063-024-008, 063-024-009, and 063-024-020.
Land Application Sites – S. Yosemite Ave., Oakdale APN 064-032-006; 26 Mile Rd., Valley Home APN 002-059-004; 7971 Gilbert Rd., Oakdale APN 006-091-001 (also referred to as 006-091-004); Gilbert Rd., Oakdale APN 006-091-002; S. Yosemite Ave., Oakdale APN 064-031-028; 8700 N. Crane Rd., Oakdale APN 063-005-004; 12019 26 Mile Rd., Oakdale APN 002-012-063; Brady Rd., Oakdale APN 062-004-032 (formerly identified as 062-004-011); Brady Rd., Oakdale APN 062-004-029; 8661 Crane Rd., Oakdale, CA APN 062-004-002; Walnut St., Oakdale APN 063-004-030; Walnut St., Oakdale APN 063-006-001; S. Yosemite Ave., Oakdale APN 064-031-029.
At above noticed time and place, interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard. Material submitted to Stanislaus County for consideration (i.e. photos, petitions, etc.) will be retained by the County. If a challenge to above application is made in court, persons may be limited to raising only those issues they or someone else raised at the public meeting described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Department of Environmental Resources.
For more information call (209) 525-6710, Vicki Jones, Sr. Resource Management Specialist, Stanislaus County Dept. of Environmental Resources.