Skip common site navigation and headers
United States Environmental Protection Agency
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)
Begin Hierarchical Links EPA Home > OW Home > OWM Home > NPDES Home > Sign up for News! > NPDES News History End Hierarchical Links
Who Are You?
- Agriculture
- Industrial and Commercial Facilities
- Interested Citizens
- Municipalities and Wastewater Treatment Plants
- States and Tribes
NPDES Information
- eNOI
- NPDES Permit Program Basics
- Where You Live
Program Areas
- Animal Feeding Operations
- Aquaculture
- Combined Sewer Overflows
- Pesticide Applications
- Pretreatment
- Sanitary Sewer Overflows and Peak Flows
- Stormwater
- Vessel Discharges


NPDES Topics Alphabetical Index Glossary About NPDES

EPA Issues Producers' Compliance Guide For Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations

January 08, 2004

EPA Issues Producers' Compliance Guide For Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations

EPA has published a guide to help producers comply with the revised Clean Water Act regulations for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs). The guide provides the following information to producers in a plain English format:

  • Background information on EPA's program for regulating CAFOs
  • How to determine if a facility is affected by these regulations
  • How to apply for a permit
  • What requirements a permit would contain
  • What is the compliance assurance process
  • Contact information for each States' NPDES program
For more information, visit


Go Back to Previous Page
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Home

NPDES Information
Recent Additions




Training & Meetings



 Register to Receive NPDES News Alerts!  

You will need Adobe Reader to view some of the files on this page. Files are best viewed in Internet Explorer and Adobe 8.0 or higher. See EPA's PDF page to learn more.


Office of Water | Office of Wastewater Management | Disclaimer | Search EPA

Begin Site Footer

EPA Home | Privacy and Security Notice | Contact Us

Last updated on June 10, 2005 12:21 PM