Permits to feed garbage to livestock animals (VT)

Evan Anderson filed this request with the Department of Agriculture of Vermont.

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From: Evan Anderson

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Vermont public records law (1 V.S.A. ยงยง 315-320), I hereby request the following records:

A copy of all granted permits to feed garbage to swine or other livestock animals.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Evan Anderson

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 14, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Haas, Kristin

Hello,
This email is in response to your recent public records request regarding copies of permits issued within VT for the purpose of feeding garbage to swine and other livestock. The feeding of prohibited waste to swine is not allowed in Vermont, and the Vermont Agency of Agriculture does not have a permitting program for feeding of garbage to swine or any other livestock species. As a result, this Agency does not maintain any records pertinent to your request. Please feel free to contact me directly if you have any further questions.

Sincerely,
Kristin

Please note, effective immediately, my new email address is Kristin.haas@vermont.gov<mailto:Kristin.haas@vermont.gov>

Kristin M. Haas, DVM
State Veterinarian
Director of Food Safety & Consumer Protection
Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
(802)828-2426
kristin.haas@vermont.gov<mailto:kristin.haas@vermont.gov>
www.agriculture.vermont.gov

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