DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL
Division of Air and Waste Management
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Brief Synopsis of the Subject, Substance and Issues:
The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, The Department of Agriculture and the Delaware Nutrient management Commission are re-proposing general permit regulations for concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). The proposed CAFO regulations will amend section 9 (The General Permit Program) of the Regulations Governing the Control of Water Pollution. The Clean Water Act and recent revisions to federal regulations define a CAFO. The draft regulations were developed cooperatively with the involvement of the Department of Agriculture, Delaware Nutrient Management Commission, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Natural Resource Conservation Service and the University of Delaware.
Notice Of Public Comment:
The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, the Department of Agriculture and the Delaware Nutrient Management Commission will hold public hearings on June 22, 2005 at 7 PM at the Delaware Department of Agriculture and June 23, 2005 at 6 PM at the Gumboro Fire Hall to receive comments on proposed amendments to the Regulations Governing the Control of Water Pollution . Comments should be sent in writing to Peder Hansen, Surface Water Discharges Section, Division of Water Resources, DNREC, 89 Kings Hwy., Dover, DE 19901.
8 DE Reg. 1740 (06-01-05)