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§ 20-11. Odor Abatement Plans

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 2. Agriculture

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 2. Agriculture
Chapter 1. Agricultural Code (Refs & Annos)
Article 20. Oklahoma Swine Feeding Operations Act (Refs & Annos)
2 Okl.St.Ann. § 20-11
§ 20-11. Odor Abatement Plans
A. An Odor Abatement Plan shall be developed by each licensed managed feeding operation prior to the submission of an application pursuant to the provisions of this section and rules promulgated by the State Board of Agriculture pursuant thereto. The Odor Abatement Plan shall include, but not be limited to, provisions for documentation of structural controls, documentation of Best Management Practices, odor abatement, and recordkeeping provisions.
B. 1. The Odor Abatement Plan shall include specific methods of odor reduction which shall be tailored to each facility and created to address each cause of odor listed in paragraph 2 of this subsection.
2. The Odor Abatement Plan shall address methods for reducing odors in relationship to swine maintenance, waste storage, land application, and carcass disposal.
3. The applicant or licensee shall examine the Odor Abatement Plan at least annually to evaluate the effectiveness of the plan, modify for changed conditions at the facility and determine if economically feasible technological advances are available and appropriate for the facility.
C. If, after reviewing the Odor Abatement Plan, the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry determines that the plan does not adequately meet one or more of the minimum requirements, the licensed managed feeding operation shall make and implement appropriate changes to the Plan which may include the utilization of economically feasible technology designed to abate odor as required by the Department pursuant to the Oklahoma Swine Feeding Operations Act and rules promulgated pursuant thereto.
D. In determining the adequacy of an odor abatement plan, the Department shall consider all relevant factors including but not limited to:
1. Design of the facilities;
2. Odor control technology to be utilized;
3. Prevailing wind direction in relation to occupied residences;
4. Size of operation;
5. Distance from facility to occupied residences; and
6. All information contained in the application.


Laws 1998, c. 404, § 10, eff. August 1, 1998. Renumbered from Title 2, § 9-205.3a by Laws 2005, c. 292, § 25, eff. July 1, 2005. Laws 2007, c. 31, § 11, eff. Nov. 1, 2007.
2 Okl. St. Ann. § 20-11, OK ST T. 2 § 20-11
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024) effective as of July 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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