General Assembly: 89 (2021 Regular GA) - Chapter 157 - Qualified confinement feeding operations — manure storage and treatment — anaerobic digester systems


Published: 2021-06-08

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CHAPTER 157 QUALIFIED CONFINEMENT FEEDING OPERATIONS — MANURE STORAGE AND

TREATMENT — ANAEROBIC DIGESTER SYSTEMS

H.F. 522

AN ACT providing that a qualified confinement feeding operation may utilize an anaerobic digester system to treat manure, and making penalties applicable.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. Section 459.102, Code 2021, is amended by adding the following new subsection: NEW SUBSECTION. 1A. “Anaerobic digester system” means a manure storage structure

that is covered, if the primary function of the manure storage structure is to process manure by employing environmental conditions including bacteria to break down organic matter in the absence of oxygen, and is used for producing, collecting, and utilizing a biogas.

Sec. 2. Section 459.206, subsection 2, Code 2021, is amended by adding the following new paragraph: NEW PARAGRAPH. c. A qualified confinement feeding operation that processes manure

using an anaerobic digester system.

Approved June 8, 2021

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