Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation

Applicants are authorized to operate a Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO), construct and operate mortality incineration equipment, and to discharge storm water associated with agricultural activities under the terms and conditions of this permit only upon receipt of written notification of approval of coverage by the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), Office of Pollution Control (OPC) staff.

This permit may provide coverage for a new and existing farm classified as a CAFO that fall under Standard Industrial Classifications (SIC) 0211 (beef cattle feedlots), 0213 (swine), 0214 (sheep and goats), 0241 (dairy), 0251 (broiler, fryer, and roaster chickens), 0252 (chicken eggs), 0253 (turkeys and turkey eggs), 0254 (poultry hatcheries), 0259 (poultry and eggs not elsewhere classified), or 0272 (horses).

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO)