AFOs policy documents that include a national strategy, regulatory definitions, and policy statements.You will need Adobe Reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Regulatory Definitions of Large CAFOs, Medium CAFOs, and Small CAFOs (PDF)(1 pg, 21 K)
- USDA & EPA Unified National AFO Strategy: Executive Summary, March 9, 1999 (PDF)(5 pp, 60 K)
- USDA & EPA Unified National AFO Strategy: Entire Document, March 9, 1999 (PDF)(34 pp, 387 K)
- Spanish Version: Estrategia Nacional Unificada para Operaciones de Alimentación Animal, March 9, 1999 (PDF)(48 pp, 276 K)
- Policy Statement on Scope of Discharge Authorization and Shield Associated with NPDES Permits, July 1, 1994 (PDF)(4 pp, 316 K)