Order No. 594 on commercial keeping of livestock, manure, silage. | Land Portal

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The Order applies to all animal fertilizers (manure). Its purpose is to set regulations on standards for the establishment of animal keeping compounds and the storage of such biomass. In Chapter 2 it sets regulations on the establishment of facilities, as well as extensions and modifications thereof for animal husbandry; these shall not be authorized if causing pollution. Stables and similar enclosures for animals shall be designed so that contamination of groundwater and surface water does not occur. They must have floors constructed of durable materials which are impermeable to moisture. An appropriate drainage system shall be mandatory for collecting liquid manure and waste water (Chapter 3). For livestock farms storing manure or plant biomass, requirement for storage facilities must have a certain capacity to meet the requirements sets by Order on agricultural use of fertilizers and plant cover. Storage facilities must at least have a capacity equivalent to 6 months' supply (Chapter 4). There is an authorized allowance of maximum spread of manure volume of plant biomass corresponding to 1.4 of livestock units/ha on a yearly basis and plan period from 1 August to 31 August (Chapter 11). All information must be notified and registered with the local municipalities - under the regulation of the Ministry of Environment.The Order consists of 15 Chapters and 3 Appendices: Scope (1); Location of livestock (2); Interior of stables (3); Capacity of manure storage facilities (4); Storage of solid manure (5); Storage of silage and treatment of straw (6); Storage of liquid manure and silage effluents, degassed plant biomass and residual water (7); Layout of drainage (8); Operations and maintenance (9); Application of manure, degassed plant biomass, silage effluent and waste water (10); Harmonizing provisions (11); Reporting provisions (12); Administrative provisions (13); Penalty provisions (14); Entry into force and transitional provisions (15).Appendix 1 - Different conversion factors to be applied in the calculation of livestock (art. 3, sect. 14).Appendix 2 - Establishment of containing barriers (art. 19, sect. 2) in adherence to conditions of notification (art. 35) which must be met.Appendix 3 - Farm's spread of manure equivalent to 2.3 livestock units for each hectare/planning year pursuant to art. 31, section 3 on the following conditions.

Implements: Environment Protection Act (No. 1189 of 2016). (2016-09-27)
Implements: Act on environmental permits of livestock (No. 1486 of 2009). (2015-07-03)
Implements: Act on agricultural use of fertilizers and plant cover (No. 388 of 2017). (2016-04-27)
Repealed by: Order No. 1318 on commercial keeping of livestock, manure, silage. (2015-11-26)
Repeals: Order No. 853 on commercial keeping of livestock, manure, silage etc. (2014-06-30)

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Once the seat of Viking raiders and later a major north European power, Denmark has evolved into a modern, prosperous nation that is participating in the general political and economic integration of Europe. It joined NATO in 1949 and the EEC (now the EU) in 1973. However, the country has opted out of certain elements of the EU's Maastricht Treaty, including the European Economic and Monetary Union, European defense cooperation, and issues concerning certain justice and home affairs.

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