3745-40-05 Notice and necessary information requirements for biosolids and other notification requirements.

[Comment: Definitions relevant to this chapter can be found in rule 3745-40-01 of the Administrative Code.]

(A) Notice and necessary information requirements. Any person who is a permittee shall provide the initial person who receives biosolids information including, but not limited to:

(1) The name, address, telephone number, and NPDES permit number of the permittee;

(2) The following statement: "The material you are receiving is or contains biosolids that have been treated to meet the requirements in Chapter 3745-40 of the Administrative Code";

(3) The concentration of total Kjeldahl nitrogen, ammonia nitrogen, total phosphorus and total potassium of the biosolids in milligram per kilogram, dry weight basis;

(4) The concentration of pollutants, as identified in paragraph (D) of rule 3745-40-04 of the Administrative Code in milligrams per kilogram, dry weight basis;

(5) The pathogen reduction alternative, as identified in paragraph (B) of rule 3745-40-04 of the Administrative Code, and the vector attraction reduction option, as identified in paragraph (C) of rule 3745-40-04 of the Administrative Code, that has been satisfied; and

(6) A statement that the biosolids shall be further treated, stored, transferred, disposed of or beneficially used in accordance with this chapter.

(B) Other notification requirements. Any person who beneficially uses class B or bulk exceptional quality biosolids shall provide the beneficial use site operator a crop-year report for each beneficial use site. In the event that more than one type of feed crop, fiber crop, food crop, or pasture is grown on a single beneficial use site where multiple beneficial use rates are used, a crop year report shall be submitted for each separate crop area. At a minimum, the crop-year report shall include the following information:

"On [fill in the date(s) biosolids were beneficially used on the beneficial use site], biosolids from [fill in name of treatment works], Ohio environmental protection agency permit [fill in NPDES permit number], were beneficially used on [fill in Ohio environmental protection agency number for the beneficial use site for class B biosolids, or street address or latitude and longitude of the beneficial use site for bulk exceptional quality biosolids] located in [fill in township and county where beneficial use occurred]. Biosolids are a by-product of wastewater treatment. An analysis of the biosolids showed the following concentrations:

(1) Kjeldahl nitrogen: [provide concentration in per cent or milligram per kilogram, dry-weight basis]

(2) Ammonia nitrogen : [provide concentration in per cent or milligram per kilogram, dry weight basis]

(3) Total phosphorous : [provide concentration in per cent or milligram per kilogram, dry weight basis]

(4) Total potassium : [provide concentration in per cent or milligram per kilogram, dry weight basis]

The beneficial use rates were:

(1) Available nitrogen : [provide concentration in per cent or milligram per kilogram, dry weight basis]

(2) Phosphate : [provide application rate in pounds per acre or kilogram per hectare, dry-weight basis]

(3) Potash : [provide application rate in pounds per acre or kilogram per hectare, dry-weight basis]

The above information is supplied as a requirement of the Ohio environmental protection agency, division of surface water, which can be reached at 1-877-644-2001."

(C) In order to protect public health or the environment, the director may require any person who distributes biosolids or material containing biosolids to provide the initial person receiving the biosolids or material containing biosolids with additional information concerning the contents of the biosolids.

Replaces: 3745-40-04, 3745-40-05

Effective: 07/01/2011
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/01/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 6111.03 , 6111.042
Rule Amplifies: 6111.03 , 6111.042
Prior Effective Dates: 4/8/2002, 10/17/2003, 10/1/2007