Dairy Operations:

Prepare the applications for and maintain all permits required by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and/or State Environmental regulatory agencies

      Prepare the Nutrient Management Plan required by the EPA NPDES CAFO permit application.  Prepare state-required permit applications for ground water discharge and air quality.

      Provide the actions and records required by the regulatory permits.

        Prepare wastewater equipment Inspection, Maintenance and Repair Plans.  Maintain the associated logs.

        Prepare Inspection and Maintenance Plans for other potential pollutant sources. Maintain the associated logs.

        Collect & analyze soil, waste water, manure, and monitoring well samples.

        Train employees on permit requirements.  Document training.

        Maintain all other required records except daily records

        Perform all required weekly and annual inspections and measurements. Maintain the associated logs.

        Prepare and maintain logs of manure disposition.

        Prepare all reports required by environmental regulatory bodies.


      Interface verbally and in writing with regulatory officials.  Keep dairy owner informed about relevant developing rules and regulatory actions.


      Prepare applications for water well rights.


      Arrange and provide professional supervision of monitoring well installation


      Identify vendors for environmental services and equipment, including writing Request for Bids and evaluating bids.


Prepare and present OSHA Hazard Communication Plan required by Federal & State law if > 10 employees


      Write, implement, and maintain the Hazard Communication Plan.  Assume majority of responsibilities of the Plan.


      Inventory all hazardous materials on site.  Prepare list in English and Spanish. Obtain current Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for each material.


      Train employees and contractors on Hazard Communication Plan.  Document training.