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Rule 3745-500-03 | Incorporation by reference.

 

Incorporation by reference. The text of the incorporated materials is not included in the rules contained in Chapters 3745-400 to 3745-599 of the Administrative Code. The materials listed in paragraph (B) of this rule are hereby made a part of the rules in Chapters 3745-400 to 3745-599 of the Administrative Code. For materials subject to change, only the specific version specified in this rule is incorporated. Any amendment or revision to a referenced document is not incorporated until this rule has been amended to specify the new version.

(A) Availability. The materials incorporated by reference are available as follows:

(1) Government literature. The availability of these documents is provided in paragraph (B)(1) of this rule. However, many of the documents are also available for inspection and copying at most public libraries and "The State Library of Ohio."

(2) Other publications. The availability of these documents is provided in paragraph (B)(2) of this rule. However, many of the documents are also available for inspection and copying at most public libraries and "The State Library of Ohio."

(B) Incorporated materials.

(1) Appropriate "Government Literature," including U.S. environmental protection agency documents, available at http://www.epa.gov/nscep or by writing to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency/National Service Center for Environmental Publications, P. O. Box 42419, Cincinnati, OH 45242-0419, including "Methods for Chemical Analysis of Water and Wastes, EPA 600/4-79-020," published in 1983.

(2) Other publications as follows:

(a) American public health association book: "Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater" (Andrew D. Eaton, Lenore S. Clesceri, Eugene W. Rice, R. B. Baird eds., 23rd ed. 2018). Available for purchase at http://www.standardmethods.org/. Standard methods include the following:

(i) 9221 "Multi-Tube Fermentation Technique for Members of the Coliform Group."

(ii) 9222 "Membrane Filter Technique for Members of the Coliform Group."

(iii) 9223 "Enzyme Substrate Coliform Test."

(iv) 9260 "Detection of Pathogenic Bacteria."

(b) Association of Official Analytical Chemists (AOAC) book: "Official Methods of Analysis," (Dr. George Latimer, Jr. ed., 21st ed. 2019). Available for purchase at http://www.aoac.org.

(c) Ohio environmental protection agency, "Rainwater and Land Development Manual"; April 2019. The full text is available in electronic format at: https://epa.ohio.gov/dsw/storm/technical_guidance.

(d) North central region (NCR) document: "Recommended Chemical Soil Test Procedures for the North Central Region," (Missouri agricultural experiment station SB 1001, Pub. No. 221, (revised) 2015). The full text is available in electronic format at http://extension.missouri.edu/publications/. Copies may be purchased by writing to: "MU Extension Publications, 2800 Maguire Blvd., Columbia, MO 65211" or at http://extension.missouri.edu/explore/shop/.

(e) U.S. Composting Council document: "Test Methods for Evaluation of Compost and Composting (TMECC)," April, 2002. Available for purchase at http://compostingcouncil.org/tmecc/. TMECC methods include the following:

(i) 03.08-A "Classification of inerts."

(ii) 04.01-A "Combustion with CO2 detection."

(iii) 04.02-A "Total kjeldahl nitrogen, semi-micro kjeldahl technique."

(iv) 04.02-D "Total nitrogren by combustion."

(v) 04.03-A "Total phosphorus."

(vi) 04.04-A "Total potassium."

(vii) 04.05-B "Boron."

(viii) 04.06-As "Arsenic."

(ix) 04.06-Cd "Cadmium."

(x) 04.06-Pb "Lead."

(xi) 04.06-Hg "Mercury."

(xii) 04.06-Ni "Nickel."

(xiii) 04.06-Se "Selenium."

(xiv) 04.06-Zn "Zinc."

(xv) 04.10-A "1:5 slurry method, mass basis."

(xvi) 04.11-A "1:5 slurry pH."

(xvii) 05.08-A "SOUR: Specific oxygen uptake rate."

(xviii) 05.08-B "Carbon dioxide evolution rate."

(xix) 05.08-C "In-situ oxygen refresh rate."

(xx) 05.08-D "Dewar self-heating test."

(xxi) 05.08-E "Solvita maturity index."

(xxii) 05.08-F "Biologically available carbon."

Last updated April 19, 2022 at 8:45 AM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3714.02, 3714.022, 3734.02, 3734.12
Amplifies: 121.71, 121.72, 121.73, 121.75, 3714.02, 3714.022, 3734.02, 3734.12
Five Year Review Date: 5/13/2023
Prior Effective Dates: 4/2/2012, 4/1/2017, 10/1/2018