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

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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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U.S. Code: Title 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
U.S. Code: Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE

Title 40 published on 2015-08-22

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  • 2017-01-13; vol. 82 # 9 - Friday, January 13, 2017
    1. 82 FR 4233 - Public Notification Requirements for Combined Sewer Overflows to the Great Lakes Basin
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      Proposed rule.
      Comments must be received on or before March 14, 2017.
      40 CFR Parts 122 and 123

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  • 2016-12-09; vol. 81 # 237 - Friday, December 9, 2016
    1. 81 FR 89320 - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System General Permit Remand Rule
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      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective on January 9, 2017.
      40 CFR Part 122