15A NCAC 02B .0236       NEUSE RIVER BASIN-NUTRIENT SENSITIVE WATERS MANAGEMENT STRATEGY: AGRICULTURAL NITROGEN LOADING REDUCTION

All persons engaging in agricultural operations in the Neuse River Basin, including those related to crops, livestock, and poultry, shall collectively achieve and maintain a 30 percent net total nitrogen loading reduction from the cumulative average 1991-1995 nitrogen loadings.  In addition to requirements set forth in general permits for animal operations issued pursuant to G.S. 143-215.10C, these Rules apply to all livestock and poultry operations, regardless of size, in the Neuse River Basin.  A management strategy to achieve this reduction is specified in Rule .0238 of this Rule.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143.214.1; 143.214.7; 143.215.3(a)(1).

Eff. August 1, 1998.