Lawriter - OAC - 901:13-1-13 Composting of animal mortality.

901:13-1-13 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 director or the director'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 director or the the director'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: 4/1/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 12/31/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 939.02
Rule Amplifies: 939.02
Prior Effective Dates: 11/15/94, 10/03/05, 12/23/2010