Rule 12:56:17:03 Pesticide handling and discharge response procedures and plans.
12:56:17:03. Pesticide handling and discharge response
procedures and plans. All applicators who conduct operational area
activities must utilize procedures to minimize and mitigate the adverse effects
of discharges on the environment. By February 1, 1995, all private and
commercial applicators must conduct operational area activities utilizing a
written pesticide handling and discharge response plan. The plan must be kept
current at all times and available for use. A copy of the plan must be
available for inspection by the department at either the operational area or
the applicator's nearest local office or the location from which the
operational area is administered. The written plan must contain the following
(1) Methods and procedures
to be used for the transfer, loading, unloading, mixing, repackaging, and
refilling of pesticide containers and pesticide application equipment;
(2) Methods and procedures
to be used for the periodic inspection of appurtenances used to transfer or
hold pesticides and for the repair of any equipment found to be defective;
(3) Methods and procedures
to be used for the rinsing, washing, and cleaning of pesticide containers and
application, storage, or transportation equipment;
(4) Methods and procedures
to be used in the transfer, handling, storage, and disposal of materials
recovered from within operational area containment, if required;
(5) Methods, procedures,
materials, and equipment to be used to contain, recover, store, transport, and
dispose of discharges outside of operational area containment systems; and
(6) The identity and
telephone numbers of responsible persons and agencies who are to be contacted
if a discharge occurs.
Pesticide handling and discharge
response plans written to comply with another law, rule, or ordinance may be
used to comply with all or part of the requirements in this section.
18 SDR 49, effective September 15, 1991; 20 SDR 91, effective December 19,
Authority: SDCL 38-21-15, 38-21-15.1, 38-21-51.
Implemented: SDCL 38-21-15, 38-21-15.1.
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