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7001.3375 FINAL APPLICATION INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS FOR COMPOST FACILITIES.

The application for a compost facility permit must include the following information in addition to the information required by part 7001.3300:

A.

a description of the area proposed to be used for each stage of the composting process;

B.

a description of the design and physical features of the facility, including run-off, run-on, and leachate control systems;

C.

a description of the material to be composted;

D.

a description of the composition of the rejects and residuals;

E.

a description of the disposal method for the rejects and residuals;

F.

the design of an odor control system;

G.

the design and performance specifications of the composting facility;

H.

a description of the composting method to be used including retention time, temperature to be achieved, number of turns needed, and the air flow design;

I.

an operating plan indicating how the provisions of part 7035.2836 will be met, including a waste analysis plan;

J.

a description of the proposed uses for the compost;

K.

a workplan for any proposed soil characterization to comply with part 7035.2836, subpart 9, item B, subitem (8). Once the workplan is approved by the commissioner, the owner or operator of a source-separated organic material compost facility must submit a report summarizing field activities used for the site characterization to the commissioner for review and approval prior to issuance of the permit; and

L.

for source-separated organic material compost facilities, evidence that the owner and operator have obtained all necessary approvals from the municipality, as defined under part 7035.0300, subpart 67. A municipality that has submitted a permit application under this part is not required to submit a municipality approval. The owner or operator must submit a copy of any approvals obtained from a municipality. If the facility is located in an area where no municipality approval is required, the owner or operator must submit a signed written statement indicating that no municipality approval is required.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 115.03; 116.07

History:

13 SR 1150; 21 SR 327; 39 SR 857

Published Electronically:

January 7, 2015