Attention MDAR registered composters: MDAR is proposing changes to the Agricultural Composting Regulation, 330 CMR 25. These regulations will be applicable to your registered agricultural composting operation. It is recommended that you review these proposed regulations, attend the upcoming public hearings, and submit comments if you wish.

Below is the notice of public hearing, a draft clean copy of the proposed regulation, and a red-line version showing changes to the existing regulation.

Notices and Proposed Amendments


Two public hearings are to be conducted on the following dates at the following locations to receive comments on the proposed regulation:

  • Monday, August 12, 2019:  5:30 P.M. Charlton Public Library-Dexter Hall, 40 Main Street, Charlton, MA 01507 
  • Wednesday, August 14, 2019:  5:30 P.M. Middleborough Public Library, 102 North Main Street, Middleborough, MA 02346

Please do not hesitate to contact Sean Bowen​ for further information.

Sean Bowen​
Agricultural Composting Coordinator
Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources
251 Causeway Street, Suite 500
Boston, MA 02114