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Ted Tyson
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Visit our Web site at: www.aces.edu AFO/CAFO Registration Requirements: Your Questions Answered It makes good sense and is good stewardship to protect the water we depend on for animal and human use. Historically, farmers in Alabama have voluntarily set protecting water quality as a high priority. Recently, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) adopted an AFO compliance program and a CAFO registration process, effective April 1, 1999, under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) rules. NPDES rules require that livestock feeding operations obtain required permits and control the discharge of pollutants.