1501:15-5-18 Composting of animal mortality.

Each owner, operator or person responsible for an animal feeding operation shall prevent pollution caused by composting of animal mortality. Animal feeding operations found by the chief or the chief's designee, which have failed to implement best management practices (BMPs) for composting animal mortality shall use the appropriate method, technique, or practice of composting as established in the "Field Office Technical Guide," or other such standard as approved by the chief or the the chief's designee.

The owner or operator of any existing or planned animal feeding operation, or owner of animals raised by an owner or operator of an animal feeding operation wishing to conduct composting of animal mortality resulting from the operation shall participate in an educational course concerning composting conducted by the Ohio state university extension service and obtain a certificate of course completion.

Replaces: 1501:15-5-18

Effective: 12/23/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 12/15/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1511.02(E)
Rule Amplifies: 1511.02 , 1515.08
Prior Effective Dates: 11/15/94, 10/03/05