Arkansas Regulation No. 5: Liquid Animal Waste Management Systems

Regulation No. 5 requires that a permit be obtained from Ark. Dept. of Environmental Quality before the construction and operation of a confined animal operation that uses a liquid waste management system. This means any individual or organization that is currently operating a liquid waste management system must have a permit. The objectives of the regulation are to prevent point source water pollution, to minimize nonpoint source water pollution and to reduce offensive odors produced by confined animal operations.  The factsheet explains permitting and technical requirements of the regulation.

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