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SECTION 72-0601
Definitions
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 72, TITLE 6
§ 72-0601. Definitions.

When used in this title:

1. "Facility" means any establishment for which a general permit has
been issued pursuant to subdivision six of section 70-0117 of this
chapter or any industrial, municipal or private/commercial/institutional
(P/C/I) establishment, or any vessel for which a permit is required
under titles seven and eight of article seventeen of this chapter.

2. "Industrial facility" means any manufacturing operation including,
but not limited to animal feeding operations, aquatic animal production
facilities, mining and silvicultural operations, and solid waste
management facilities.

3. "Municipal facility" means a publicly owned treatment works,
including raw discharges and combined sewer overflows, or a publicly
owned drinking water treatment plant.

4. "P/C/I" means a private/commercial/institutional facility which
primarily discharges sewage.

5. "Power plant" means any facility which generates electricity using
a steam turbine and generator, which may be fired by coal, oil, natural
gas, nuclear energy, or other fuel source.

6. "State pollutant discharge elimination system program" or "SPDES
program" means those activities of the department as specified in titles
seven and eight of article seventeen of this chapter related to
discharges into the waters of the state and any related enforcement
activities.