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PA Odor Management Program Public Notices

Odor Management Plans Currently Under Review by the State Conservation

The agricultural operations listed in the below chart have submitted odor management plans (OMPs) for approval under the act of July 6, 2005 (Act 38 of 2005, 3 Pa.C.S. §§ 501-522) (hereinafter referred to as Act 38).

Based upon preliminary reviews, the State Conservation Commission (SCC) has completed an administrative review of the OMPs described below. These OMPs are currently under review by the SCC and are available to the public through the submission of a formal Right-To-Know request to the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.

Persons wishing to comment on an OMP are invited to submit a written statement outlining their comments on the plan to the SCC’s Odor Management Program office within 21 days of the notice date outlined in the below chart for the given plan. Persons with a question relating to the submission of comments on a plan under review may contact the SCC Odor Management Program office by phone to discuss the process for the submission of comments. Comments should include the name, address and telephone number of the writer, and a concise statement to inform the SCC of the exact basis of the comments and the relevant facts upon which they are based.

Persons with a disability who wish to provide comments and require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to participate in the proceedings should contact the specified program. TDD users should contact the Department through the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984.

The address for the SCC’s Odor Management Program office is the Pennsylvania Agriculture Building, Route 92 South, P.O. Box C, Tunkhannock, PA 18657-0318. The phone number for the SCC’s Odor Management Program Coordinator (Karl Dymond) is 570-836-2181.

Current Notices

Ag Operation Name and Address
Animal Equivalent Units
​Animal Type
​Odor Site Index Score
​New, Amended, Transferred, Withdrawn or 
Date Plan Noticed
​Samuel L Lapp
238 Snake Lane
Kinzers, PA 17535
Lancaster/ Salisbury Twp​​19.3
​Elizabeth Feltman
988 Country Road
Middleburg, PA 17842
Snyder/ Franklin Twp​​165.06
​Swine, Cattle, Sheep
​Carl Horst
209 Bunker Hill Road
Womelsdorf, PA 18567
Berks/ Heidelberg Twp​​162.74
​Arlin Weaver
201 Bullshead Road
Newville, PA 17241
Cumberland/ N Newton Twp​​339.58
​Daniel Smucker
2095 N Churchtown Road
Narvon, PA 17555
Lancaster/ Caernarvon Twp​​55.0