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Confined Feeding Operation Facilities (IDEM, 20181019) – Shows 1,837 locations of all regulated animal confined feeding operations (CFO) in Indiana gas mask art, provided by personnel of Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Office of Land Quality (IDEM, OLQ). Attributes include farm size (CFO versus CAFO), site name, identification numbers (IDEM), address information, NPDES information, and the number and types of animals handled. Data are current as of October 19, 2018.

‘CFO – All regulated animal feeding operations in Indiana are considered ‘confined feeding operations’ (CFO). To be regulated under the ‘Confined Feeding Control Law’ in Indiana, you must meet the following size of any one livestock group listed below: 300 or more cattle; 600 or more swine or sheep; 30,000 or more poultry; 5,000 horses in confinement.’

‘CAFO – The Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) designation is strictly a size designation in Indiana. Farms of this size are permitted under the CFO rule, but have a few added requirements under Indiana regulations. A CFO that meets the size classification as a CAFO is a farm that meets or exceeds an animal threshold number in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s definition of a large CAFO.’

Indiana defines a brownfield site as a parcel of real estate that is abandoned or inactive; or may not be operated at its appropriate use; and on which expansion, redevelopment, or reuse is complicated; because of the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, a contaminant, petroleum, or a petroleum product that poses electricity and circuits class 6 pdf a risk to human health and the environment.

As our undeveloped land continues to disappear, we recognize the need to redevelop and reuse land that may have viable buildings and infrastructure already present. The existence of buildings and infrastructure, and access to transportation resources can lower the costs to a potential developer. Redevelopment of brownfields properties benefits communities by rejuvenating vacant buildings, increasing the tax base and reducing blight. Because the potential environmental liability at these properties is unknown, prospective purchasers are unwilling to assume the risk of undetermined potential cleanup costs. Thus, the properties remain idle. In response to these issues the IDEM, in conjunction with the Indiana Development Finance Authority,and the Indiana Department of Commerce offers financial assistance in the form of grants and low-interest loans for site assessment, remediation, and demolition. The IDEM provides grade 6 electricity test assistance by performing technical oversight and review.

Institutional Control Sites (IDEM, 20190214) – Shows 3,599 sites in Indiana on the IDEM Institutional Control Registry, and is provided by personnel of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Office of Land Quality (IDEM, OLQ). Attributes includes closure status, facility name, street address, regulatory programs (IDEM), closure type, IC type, identification numbers (IDEM), control measure notes, affected media, description of restrictions, lists of chemical contaminants, and Web links to online documentation from the IDEM Virtual File Cabinet (VFC). Data are current as of February 14, 2019.

The Office of Land Quality (OLQ) uses a system of risk-based closure to address releases of hazardous substances or petroleum. When contamination remains on site or when cleanup has not yet occurred, OLQ may employ a legal or administrative measure called an institutional control. An institutional control protects human health and the environment by restricting property activity, use, or access to minimize exposure to contamination. There are a few different types of institutional controls, but the most common one is the environmental restrictive covenant (ERC). For example, a landowner may agree to not develop a site for residential use and to use it only for commercial or industrial purposes. OLQ provides templates for owners to develop ERCs for different types of sites.

The Institutional Controls Registry is not a complete list of all closed or contaminated sites. It includes sites where IDEM has approved a risk-based closure decision that incorporated the placement of land use restrictions or obligations, and solid waste sites that require a deed notice under Article 10 of Title 329 of the Indiana Administrative Code (IAC). IDEM updates it about once per month and includes information such as the site name and location, the IDEM cleanup program overseeing the gas exchange in the lungs occurs in the project, and the types of applicable land use restrictions.

The Voluntary Remediation Program (VRP) encourages environmental cleanups; facilitates the redevelopment, sale, and reuse of commercial and industrial properties; and reduces gas pain the risks that contaminants pose to human health and the environment. The VRP provides a process for property owners, operators, potential purchasers, and third parties to voluntarily address (by investigating and, if necessary, remediating) property that is or may be contaminated. Participants are typically current or past property owners, current or past lessees, and prospective purchasers. Local units of government with property obtained by default or with an interest in property development may also participate.

The VRP most commonly addresses industrial sites, facilities with petroleum storage, commercial properties, manufactured gas plants, and dry cleaners. They are typically remediated using methods such as soil excavation and removal, soil vapor extraction, air sparging, pump and treat systems, and phytoremediation. The VRP Resources page provides details, forms, and guidance documents – https://www.in.gov/idem/cleanups/2366.htm

Waste Tire Sites (IDEM, 20181019) – Shows 101 locations of Waste Tire Program sites within Indiana, and is provided by personnel of Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Office of Land Quality (IDEM, OLQ). Attributes include site names, regulatory identification numbers (IDEM), and address information. Data are current as of October 19, 2018.

Shows waste tire site locations. Tire Sites contain tires either for processing, for storage, or transport, as well as some illegal tire dumps, as defined by IC 13-11-2-251, IC 13-11-2-252, and IC 13-11-250.5 of the Indiana Code. The layer generally shows the locations of access points to managed sites, along with a unique identifier for each location.

When waste tires are improperly stockpiled or illegally dumped, they trap rainwater and become breeding grounds for disease-carrying mosquitoes and rodents. Tire piles can also be a fire hazard. Tire fires are very difficult to extinguish, they release toxic gases into the air and leave behind an oily residue that can pollute streams gas exchange in the lungs happens by the process of and ground water. Waste tires need to be transported, processed and stored properly to prevent these problems.