Clean Water Act (CWA) SPDES CAFO General Permit
This is a discharge permit issued pursuant to the Environmental Conservation Law and the Clean Water Act. The permit is issued for a five-year term. The effective date is July 1, 2004 and the expiration date is June 30, 2009.
Included on this page you will find the SPDES General Permit, (GP-04-02), Appendices A - E and a website link to NRCS Practice Standards and Specifications for developing Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plans (CNMPs) in accordance with "NRCS Conservation Practice Standard No. NY312".
If you have any questions regarding the CAFO permit program please contact Doug Ashline at (518) 402-8247 or send your question via email.