A livestock waste management plan specifies how, when and where animal waste will be handled. It is used for systems that store, stabilize, transport or apply animal waste to land. A livestock waste management plan is used by Ohio EPA for controlling landapplied wastes in two situations: if animal operations or facilities have a controlled direct discharge to waters of the state; or if an animal operation has 1,000 or more animal units. This plan also may be part of an installation permit if a permit is needed for new or expanded animal waste treatment, storage or disposal facilities.
The plan describes:
The livestock waste management plan provides a documented method of operation that will prevent land-applied waste from impacting water quality.
Information needed to process a waste management plan includes:
Ohio EPA and local SWCD office personnel can assist you in completing the plan. Contact the Ohio EPA district office that serves your county.