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Fats, Oils and Greases FOG

FOG is material either liquid or solid, composed primarily of fat, oil and grease from animal or vegetable sources.

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Fats, Oils and Greases FOG

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    2. What is FOG?

    3. Where Does FOG Come From?

    4. Where Does FOG Come From?, Page 2

    5. How Does FOG Cause Problems?

    6. How Does FOG Cause Problems? Page 2

    7. How Does FOG Cause Problems? Page 3

    8. How Does FOG Cause Problems? Page 4 In addition, EPA does not like SSOs and is considering a new SSO regulation SSOs can result in municipalities, such as Kent County being fined by EPA and DNREC. These fines must come from tax dollars, and as a result YOU are creating and paying for them.In fact, the EPA has recently sent Kent County a letter asking for data on our SSOs.

    9. What is Kent County Doing About FOG?

    10. Changes to Ordinance 180-5 Definitions 180-11 Haulers 180-13 FOG Grease traps/Interceptors 180-14 Violations 180-20 Grease Trap/Interceptor Design Criteria 128 Fees

    11. New Definitions Food Service Facilities Exemptions: Households 10 meal events or less per month 1 meal event or less per day for < 4 months per year

    12. Definitions Continued Grease, including Yellow Grease and Brown Grease Grease Trap Grease Interceptor Co-mingling (adding septage and grease on same load)

    13. Haulers Brown grease haulers need permits Requires haulers to contact DPW whenever contract is canceled with FSF No co-mingling allowed Trucks must be permitted to haul grease with separate fee

    14. Fog and Grease Traps/Interceptors Requires grease trap or interceptor for new and existing FSFs Yellow grease to be recycled Must follow design criteria Permitting of grease traps/interceptors Grease cleaning log to be maintained Restricts use of grease enzymes, emulsifiers, etc. Prohibits grease decanting in septage trucks Inspection and right of entry clauses with inspections by DPW 2x per year Provides for existing FSFs where traps or interceptors are not feasible

    15. Permitting Applications due by 1/31/04 Permits issued by 1/31/05 Enforcement begins 1/31/05 Permit duration 3 years Must use permit application and pay appropriate fee Must have contracts for yellow and brown grease handling Permit specific to owner and type of operation Permit shall be on display and available for review Must keep grease log and receipts Keep records for 2 years Contract users have authority to enforce

    16. Existing FSFs That Cant Install Grease Traps or Interceptors Permit application required Engineer's certificate stating not able to install Can use approved emulsifiers, etc. Must have yellow grease recycling

    17. Permit Application Fees Owners with 100 or less gallons of total trap/interceptor volume in one FSF: No Charge for that FSF Owner with 1 FSF and >100 gallons of total trap/interceptor volume $300 Owners with 2 to 5 FSFs and >100 gallons of total trap/interceptor volume $250/facility Owners with 6 or more FSFs and >100 gallons of total trap/interceptor volume $200/facility

    18. Permit Application - 1

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    20. Permit Application - 3

    21. Permit Application - 4

    22. Permit Application - 5

    23. Permit Application - 6

    24. Permit Application - 7

    25. Permit Application - 8

    26. Permit Application - 9

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    29. Violations and Penalties Hauler penalties: $1,000-$10,000 FSFs Penalties: $500-$10,000 Criminal penalties for knowing and willful violations

    30. Design Criteria Follow DE Plumbing code Follow Plumbing and Drainage Institute (PDI) code

    31. Educational Efforts

    52. Green Table Program

    53. Green Table Program Principles

    54. Green Table Program Principles (Contd.)

    55. Benefits to Participants

    57. More Information

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