40 CFR 122.24 - Concentrated aquatic animal production facilities (applicable to State NPDES programs, see

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§ 122.24 Concentrated aquatic animal production facilities (applicable to State NPDES programs, see § 123.25).
(a) Permit requirement. Concentrated aquatic animal production facilities, as defined in this section, are point sources subject to the NPDES permit program.
(b) Definition. Concentrated aquatic animal production facility means a hatchery, fish farm, or other facility which meets the criteria in appendix C of this part, or which the Director designates under paragraph (c) of this section.
(c) Case-by-case designation of concentrated aquatic animal production facilities.
(1) The Director may designate any warm or cold water aquatic animal production facility as a concentrated aquatic animal production facility upon determining that it is a significant contributor of pollution to waters of the United States. In making this designation the Director shall consider the following factors:
(i) The location and quality of the receiving waters of the United States;
(ii) The holding, feeding, and production capacities of the facility;
(iii) The quantity and nature of the pollutants reaching waters of the United States; and
(iv) Other relevant factors.
(2) A permit application shall not be required from a concentrated aquatic animal production facility designated under this paragraph until the Director has conducted on-site inspection of the facility and has determined that the facility should and could be regulated under the permit program.
[48 FR 14153, Apr. 1, 1983, as amended at 65 FR 30907, May 15, 2000]

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  • 2014-09-19; vol. 79 # 182 - Friday, September 19, 2014
    1. 79 FR 56274 - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES): Use of Sufficiently Sensitive Test Methods for Permit Applications and Reporting; Correction
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      Final rule; correction.
      Effective September 18, 2014.
      40 CFR Part 122

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Title 40 published on 2014-07-01

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  • 2014-10-24; vol. 79 # 206 - Friday, October 24, 2014
    1. 79 FR 63594 - Definition of “Waters of the United States” Under the Clean Water Act Proposed Rule; Notice of Availability
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      33 CFR Part 328