Oregon Statutes - Chapter 468B - Water Quality - Section 468B.090 - Permit authorized for discharge of shrimp and crab processing by-products; conditions.

(1) The Department of Environmental Quality may issue a permit to discharge shrimp and crab processing by-products into the waters of an Oregon estuary under ORS 468B.050 or 468B.053 for the purpose of enhancing aquatic life production. The permit shall impose the following conditions:

(a) No toxic substances shall be present in the by-products discharged.

(b) The oxygen content of the estuarine waters shall not be reduced.

(c) The discharge shall not create a public nuisance.

(d) Other beneficial uses of the estuary shall not be adversely affected.

(2) The department shall consult the State Department of Fish and Wildlife and obtain its approval before issuing a permit under this section. [Formerly 468.777; 1997 c.286 §7]

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