§ 291.203. Limitations on land application of residual waste.
(a) Residual waste may not be applied to land where the regional groundwater table is less than 3.3 feet from the surface.
(b) Residual waste may not be disposed or applied so as to adversely affect the soil or food chain, cause odors or allow vectors.
(c) Prior to land application, residual waste shall be treated or stabilized if it has potential to cause odors or other adverse environmental effects.
(d) Unless otherwise approved by the Department in writing, residual waste may not be applied to land where root vegetables or vegetables which are eaten raw are grown or will be grown.
(e) Residual waste shall be applied to the soil surface or incorporated in a manner that prevents ponding or standing accumulations of liquid or residual waste.
(f) A person or municipality may not use spray irrigation equipment to apply residual waste unless the person has demonstrated to the Department in the permit application that the equipment will not cause aerosol transport offsite, and the Department has approved the equipment as part of the permit.
(g) Livestock may not be allowed to graze on areas where the residual waste is visible on the vegetation or the surface of the ground, unless otherwise approved by the Department in writing.
The provisions of this § 291.203 amended January 12, 2001, effective January 13, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 235. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (266339) to (266340).
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