327 IAC 15-16-9 - Nutrient management requirements

Current through March 30, 2022

Authority: IC 13-13-5-1; IC 13-15-1-2; IC 13-15-2-1

Affected: IC 13-18-10

Sec. 9.

(a) The owner/operator of a CAFO must conduct manure, litter, and process wastewater testing for nitrogen and phosphorus annually. Soil sampling and testing must be conducted at a minimum of once every three (3) years. An owner/operator may use the most recent data required under 327 IAC 19-7-5 to meet this requirement after the effective date of this rule.
(b) An owner/operator shall use the protocols listed in the Indiana NRCS Nutrient Management Conservation Practice Standard, Code 590: Nutrient Management, October 2013* for sampling and testing of soil, manure, litter, and process wastewater.
(c) When developing the nutrient management plan required by 40 CFR 122.42(e) **, the owner/operator shall follow:
(1) the Indiana Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan Criteria Practice Activity Code 102, August 2015*;
(2) the Purdue University Manure Management Planner***; or
(3) an equivalent program that meets all requirements of 40 CFR 122.42(e) **.
(d) Manure application rates must be in accordance with 327 IAC 19-14-3.
(e) Except as otherwise provided under this section, application of manure, litter, and process wastewater must be in accordance with the setbacks in 327 IAC 19-14-6.
(f) Manure, litter, or process wastewater must be applied to the land in accordance with 327 IAC 19-14-4.
(g) Land application sites must be inspected to identify any field tile outlets under or immediately bordering the land application site in accordance with 327 IAC 19-14-6.
(h) Spray irrigation must be done in accordance with the requirements in 327 IAC 19-14-5.
(i) Marketing of manure must be done in accordance with the requirements of 327 IAC 19-14-7.
(j) In accordance with 40 CFR 122.42(e) **, the department shall provide public notice of substantial changes to the nutrient management plan for seven (7) days after receipt of the changes. The owner/operator may not implement the changes until after:
(1) closure of the comment period; and
(2) notification of approval by the department.

*This document is incorporated by reference. Copies may be obtained from the Indiana NRCS State Office, 6013 Lakeside Boulevard, Indianapolis, IN 46278, online at http://www.in.nrcs.usda.gov/, or are available for review at the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Office of Legal Counsel, Indiana Government Center North, Thirteenth Floor, 100 North Senate Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204.

**This document is incorporated by reference. Copies may be obtained from Government Publishing Office, www.gpo.gov, or are available for review at the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Office of Legal Counsel, Indiana Government Center North, Thirteenth Floor, 100 North Senate Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204.

***This program is available for use online at: http://www.purdue.edu/agsoftware/mmp/.

Notes

327 IAC 15-16-9
Water Pollution Control Board; 327 IAC 15-16-9; filed Feb 6, 2012, 2:50 p.m.: 20120307-IR-327090213FRA, eff Jul 1, 2012 Filed 7/12/2017, 8:47 a.m.: 20170809-IR-327160003FRA; Errata filed 7/31/2017, 11:06 a.m.: 20170809-IR-327170349ACA

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