Oklahoma Ag Waste regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Oklahoma Ag Waste: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Agriculture Pollutant Discharge Elimination System regulations: Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 35:44-1-1 to 35:44-3-8

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Concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs): OAC 35:17-4-1 to 35:17-4-24

Licensed managed feeding operations (LMFOs): OAC 35:17-3-1 to 35:17-3-30

Pollution prevention plans (PPPs): OAC 35:17-3-11 and OAC 35:17-4-9

Odor abatement plans (OAPs): OAC 35:17-3-15

Pest management plans (PMPs): OAC 35:17-3-16

Training: OAC 35:17-3-18 and OAC 35:17-4-14

Registered poultry feeding operations (RPFOs) program: OAC 35:17-5-1 to 35:17-5-15

Animal Waste Management Plans (AWMPs) and Nutrient Management Plans (NMPs): OAC 35:17-5-3 and OAC 35:17-5-5

Poultry waste records: OAC 35:17-5-7

Training: OAC 35:17-5-11

Poultry waste application: OAC 35:17-7-1 to 35:17-7-11

Compost facilities: OAC 35:17-9-1 to 35:17-9-8

Regulatory Agencies

Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry (ODAFF) Agricultural Environmental Management Services Division

Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

• Rules. Oklahoma has been delegated authority by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to administer the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) for concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), known as the Agricultural Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (AgPDES) program in the state. The state has also established state-specific regulations for swine feeding operations and poultry feeding operations.

• Administration and enforcement. The Oklahoma Department of ...


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