The following technical standards were revised via the SOC Minor Process.

 

WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450-11-TECHNICAL GUIDE

FOTG  NOTICE WI-90

Purpose. Revisions to Wisconsin Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications.

Effective Date. This notice is effective upon receipt.

Section IV: Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications:

Access Control (Code 472) – Reviewed with no revisions required. Updated format with verbiage edits to comply with the Plain Language Act.

Anaerobic Digester (Code 366) – Revised language as needed to improve readability and clarify intent in criteria per the national standard. “Conditions Where Practice Applies” section was updated, and two items were removed. Provided additional information on the use of open and closed flares. Updated the safety section.

Critical Area Planting (Code 342) – Revised language as needed to improve readability and clarify intent of criteria. The purpose of stabilizing areas being degraded by the concentration of salts or other chemicals was deleted and is covered in other conservation practice standards. Critical slope criteria to stabilize banks, shore lines, and other areas was changed from 2:1 slopes to 3:1 slopes.

Dam (Code 402)- New Wisconsin Standard. Criteria was adopted from the national standard.

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