DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Thoroughbred Racing Commission
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission, pursuant to 3 Del.C. §10005, proposes to amend the following rules:
• Rule 6.0 to better describe license structure and requirements.
• Rule 11.1.1 to require eligibility at the time of entry and starting of a race; and
• Rule 15 to clarify policy and procedure surrounding the use, testing and penalty for prohibited substances and impermissible levels of acceptable substances.
The Commission will hold a public hearing on the proposed rule change on February 27, 2007. Written comments may be sent via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org, or via regular U.S. postal delivery to: John F. Wayne, Executive Director, Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission, 777 Delaware Park Boulevard, Wilmington, DE 19804.
1201 Nutrient Management Certification Regulations
Pursuant to 29 Del.C. §10115, I hereby recommend the proposed modifications to the nutrient handling certification regulations and mandate regulations to be posted in the Register of Regulations during the month of January, 2007.
Nutrient Management Certification Regulation Amendments (Exhibit A): Certification by the Delaware Nutrient Management Program, 2320 S. Dupont Hwy., Dover, DE 19901, is required (3 Del.C. §2201 - 2290) for all who apply fertilizer and/or animal manure greater than 10 acres or who manage animals greater than 8,000 pounds of live animal weight. The proposed changes to the certification regulations establish nutrient handling requirements for certain nutrient handlers. The proposed regulation addresses application timing and placement for commercial inorganic fertilizer and organic fertilizer
Comments on the proposed changes will be accepted from January 1, 2007 until January 31, 2007. Any comments should be provided to the Nutrient Management Program office located at 2320 S. Dupont Hwy., Dover, DE 19901, ATTN: William Rohrer. A hearing for the proposed regulations will be conducted at the Delaware Department of Agriculture on January 22, 2007 at 4:00 PM. A meeting to accept the proposed changes was held at the Nutrient Management Full Commission meeting on December 12, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. The accepted changes are indicated below.
Amendments: Paragraphs 6.0 - 14.0, reference 1200 Nutrient Management, 1201 Nutrient Management Certification Regulations; Paragraph 4.0, reference Nutrient Management, 1203 Mandatory Nutrient Management Plan Reporting Implementation Regulations.