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Economic Impact Analysis: Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation General Permit

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16-10-018July 2016
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Author(s) Shon Kraley, Ph.D.
Description The Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and State Waste Discharge General Permit (combined permit) and CAFO State Waste Discharge Permit (state permit) are statewide general permits that covers discharges of pollutants (the addition of manure, litter, process wastewater, and other pollutants to the waters of the state) associated with operating CAFOs within the State of Washington. The combined permit conditionally authorizes discharges to surface and groundwater while the state permit conditionally authorizes discharges to groundwater (and agricultural stormwater).
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Keywords permits, economic impact analysis, NPDES permit, permit, water quality, NPDES, livestock, groundwater, dairy, dairy waste, CAFO
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