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NR 107.08(7)(b) (b) Minimum sign dimensions used for posting shall be 11 inches by 11 inches or consistent with s. ATCP 29.15. The department will provide up to 6 signs to meet posting requirements. Additional signs may be purchased from the department;
NR 107.08(7)(c) (c) Signs shall be posted at the beginning of each treatment by the permit holder or representing agent. Posting prior to treatment may be required as a permit condition when the department determines that such posting is in the best interest of the public;
NR 107.08(7)(d) (d) Posting signs shall be placed along contiguous treated shoreline and at strategic locations to adequately inform the public. Posting of untreated shoreline located adjacent to treated shoreline and noncontiguous shoreline shall be at the discretion of the department;
NR 107.08(7)(e) (e) Posting signs shall be made of durable material to remain up and legible for the time period stated on the pesticide label for water use restrictions, after which the permit holder or representing agent is responsible for sign removal.
NR 107.08(8) (8) After conducting a treatment, the permit holder shall complete and submit within 30 days an aquatic nuisance control report on a form supplied by the department. Required information will include the quantity and type of chemical, and the specific size and location of each treatment area. In the event of any unusual circumstances associated with a treatment, or at the request of the department, the report shall be provided immediately. If treatment did not occur, the form shall be submitted with appropriate comment by October 1.
NR 107.08(9) (9) Failure to comply with the conditions of the permit may result in cancellation of the permit and loss of permit privileges for the subsequent treatment season. A notice of cancellation or loss of permit privileges shall be provided by the department to the permit holder accompanied by a statement of appeal rights.
NR 107.08 History History: Cr. Register, February, 1989, No. 398, eff. 3-1-89; correction in (7) (b) made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register, September, 1995, No. 477.
NR 107.09 NR 107.09Special limitation. Due to the significant risk of environmental damage from copper accumulation in sediments, swimmer's itch treatments performed with copper sulfate products at a rate greater than 10 pounds of copper sulfate per acre are prohibited.
NR 107.09 History History: Cr. Register, February, 1989, No. 398, eff. 3-1-89.
NR 107.10 NR 107.10Field evaluation use permits. When a chemical product is considered for aquatic nuisance control and does not have a federal label for such use, the applicant shall apply to the administrator of the United States environmental protection agency for an experimental use permit under section 5 of the federal insecticide, fungicide and rodenticide act as amended (7 USC 136 et seq.). Upon receiving a permit, the permit holder shall obtain a field evaluation use permit from the department and be subject to the requirements of this chapter. Department field evaluation use permits shall be issued for the purpose of evaluating product effectiveness and safety under field conditions and will require in addition to the conditions of the permit specified in s. NR 107.08 (1) through (9), the following:
NR 107.10(1) (1) Treatment shall be limited to an area specified by the department.
NR 107.10(2) (2) The permit holder shall submit to the department a summary of treatment results at the end of the treatment season. The summary shall include:
NR 107.10(2)(a) (a) Total chemical used and distribution pattern, including chemical trade name, formulation, percent active ingredient, and dosage rate in the treated water in parts per million of active ingredient;
NR 107.10(2)(b) (b) Description of treatment areas including the character and the extent of the nuisance present;
NR 107.10(2)(c) (c) Effectiveness of the application and when applicable, a summary comparison of the results obtained from past experiments using the same chemical formulation;
NR 107.10(2)(d) (d) Other pertinent information required by the department; and
NR 107.10(2)(e) (e) Conclusions and recommendations for future use.
NR 107.10 History History: Cr. Register, February, 1989, No. 398, eff. 3-1-89.
NR 107.11 NR 107.11Exemptions.
NR 107.11(1) (1) Under any of the following conditions, the permit application fee in s. NR 107.04 (2) (a) will be limited to the basic application fee:
NR 107.11(1)(a) (a) The treatment is made for the control of bacteria on swimming beaches with chlorine or chlorinated lime;
NR 107.11(1)(b) (b) The treatment is intended to control algae or other aquatic nuisances that interfere with the use of the water for potable purposes;
NR 107.11(1)(c) (c) The treatment is necessary for the protection of public health, such as the control of disease carrying organisms in sanitary sewers, storm sewers, or marshes, and the treatment is sponsored by a governmental agency.
NR 107.11(2) (2) The treatment of purple loosestrife is exempt from ss. NR 107.04 (2) (a) and (3), and 107.08 (5).
NR 107.11(3) (3) The use of chemicals in private ponds is exempt from the provisions of this chapter except for ss. NR 107.04 (1), (2), (4) and (5), 107.05, 107.07, 107.08 (1), (2), (8) and (9), and 107.10.
NR 107.11(3)(a) (a) A private pond is a body of water located entirely on the land of an applicant, with no surface water discharge or a discharge that can be controlled to prevent chemical loss, and without access by the public.
NR 107.11(3)(b) (b) The permit application fee will be limited to the non-refundable $20 application fee.
NR 107.11(4) (4) The use of chemicals in accordance with label instructions is exempt from the provisions of this chapter, when used in:
NR 107.11(4)(a) (a) Water tanks used for potable water supplies;
NR 107.11(4)(b) (b) Swimming pools;
NR 107.11(4)(c) (c) Treatment of public or private wells;
NR 107.11(4)(d) (d) Private fish hatcheries licensed under s. 95.60, Stats.;
NR 107.11(4)(e) (e) Treatment of emergent vegetation in drainage ditches or rights-of-way where the department determines that fish and wildlife resources are insignificant; or
NR 107.11(4)(f) (f) Waste treatment facilities which have received s. 281.41, Stats., plan approval or are utilized to meet effluent limitations set forth in permits issued under s. 283.31, Stats.
NR 107.11 History History: Cr. Register, February, 1989, No. 398, eff. 3-1-89; corrections in (4) (d) and (f) made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register, December, 2000, No. 540.
Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.