Subject 40-16-4 RENDERING PLANT ODOR CONTROL
|(1)||All definitions in Section 4-4-40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated are hereby incorporated into this Rule by reference thereto.|
|(2)||"Malodor" with regard to this chapter means a bad smell, stench or odor offensive to the senses.|
|(3)||"Malodor Control and Assessment Program (MalodorCAP)" means a site-specific plan that addresses malodors and corresponds to the plant's layout and equipment, location, production, complexity, personnel and corporate philosophy. It is a preventive system of controls that outline measures for evaluation and control of odors involving raw material transporation and handling, processing, wastewater treatment and air emission control systems.|
|(4)||"Odor" with regard to this chapter means the property or quality of a thing that affects, stimulates, or is perceived by the sense of smell, as opposed to odorless.|
|(5)||"Refuse" with regard to this chapter means byproducts of the food processing industry and is not to be construed as solid waste.|
The Commissioner or his designated agents are authorized to enter rendering plants at anytime for the purpose of inspection and determining compliance with the Georgia Rendering and Disposal Plant Law and rules of this chapter, including without limitation the presence of a malodor.
|(1)||Rendering plants must be cleaned and sanitized daily to prevent odor and the accumulation of refuse.|
|(2)|| Malodor Complaints.
|(3)|| Each rendering plant shall develop,
implement and maintain a Malodor Control and Assessment Program (MalodorCAP).
The MalodorCAP will be subject to review and inspection by the Department of
Any person, firm, partnership, or corporation that violates any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.