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Operators and owners of AFOs need to be aware that the new General Discharge Permit (NPDES # MDG01, State Discharge Permit #14AF) for AFOs that discharge to waters of the State became effective December 1, 2014. The new permit is a revised version of the previously issued AFO General Discharge Permit issued December 1, 2009. All large and medium AFOs that discharge to waters of the State must be covered under the General Discharge permit. Use this AFO size chart to determine if your animal feeding operation is small, medium or large:Read More