What is it?
If you are setting up or expanding a livestock operation, you may be required to submit a declaration of conformity or obtain a ministerial authorization (or “certificate of approval”) from the Ministère de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MELCC).
The granting of this authorization or certificate takes into account several factors, including: your existing or planned buildings, your disposal equipment, your manure management, the number of head in your herd and the environment surrounding your livestock site.
What’s in it for me?
There are many reasons why you may want to start a livestock operation, increase your livestock population or expand your animal and manure facilities:
With your certificate of authorization, you will be able to expand your business in full confidence and in compliance with MELCC regulations.
Since 2018, our agrologist Raquel Rodriguez Perez, PhD, has been fully dedicated to certificate of authorization applications and compliance filings. Her extensive expertise ensures that you submit a good application and, therefore, that your request will be successful.