40 CFR 122.24 - Concentrated aquatic animal production facilities (applicable to State NPDES programs, see § 123.25).

§ 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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Title 40 published on 2015-08-22

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  • 2017-03-06; vol. 82 # 42 - Monday, March 6, 2017
    1. 82 FR 12532 - Intention To Review and Rescind or Revise the Clean Water Rule
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      ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
      Notice of intent.
      March 6, 2017.
      33 CFR Part 328