9VAC25-31-140. Concentrated aquatic animal production facilities.
A. Concentrated aquatic animal production facilities, as defined in this chapter, are point sources subject to the VPDES permit program.
B. Case-by-case designations. The board may designate any warm or cold water aquatic animal production facility as a concentrated aquatic animal production facility upon determining that it is a significant contributor of pollution to surface waters.
1. In making this designation the board shall consider the following factors:
a. The location and quality of the receiving surface waters;
b. The holding, feeding, and production capacities of the facility;
c. The quantity and nature of the pollutants reaching surface waters; and
d. Other relevant factors.
2. A permit application shall not be required from a concentrated aquatic animal production facility designated under this subsection until the department has conducted on-site inspection of the facility and has determined that the facility should and could be regulated under the VPDES permit program.
Derived from Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 20, eff. July 24, 1996.