Clean Water Act CAFO General Permit
The Clean Water Act (CWA) CAFO General Permit is a discharge permit issued pursuant to the New York State Environmental Conservation Law and the federal 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.
On this page you will find the General Permit (GP-04-02), Appendices A-E, and a 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 questions about the CAFO permit program, please contact Sara Dorman at 518-402-8086 or send your question via email.