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2012 Florida Statutes

Scallop processing; discharge standards.
F.S. 403.0861
403.0861 Scallop processing; discharge standards.
(1) In furtherance of public policy established in s. 403.021, the department shall, not later than July 1, 1987, adopt rules establishing technology-based effluent limitations for waste resulting from the processing of scallops (Family: Pectinidae) which is discharged into waters of the state. The rules shall contain technology-based effluent limitations for biochemical oxygen demand and total suspended solids and for any other contaminant that the department deems appropriate. This section does not prohibit the department from establishing stricter effluent limitations based on the quality of receiving waters.
(2) Upon becoming effective, the rules required by this section shall be applicable to all permits or permit renewals allowing waste resulting from the processing of scallops to be discharged into waters of the state. Such rules shall be administered and enforced by the department in accordance with this chapter.
History.s. 1, ch. 85-231; s. 9, ch. 86-186.