A chemigation system applicant or the applicant's agent shall:
calibrate and operate each chemigation system in a manner that prevents an agricultural chemical incident or nonlabeled application of a pesticide;
inspect each chemigation system as necessary while agricultural chemicals are being applied;
prevent operation of a chemigation system in such a manner that agricultural chemicals are applied to an area other than an area targeted to receive an agricultural chemical application;
not clean agricultural chemical chemigation application, storage, pumping, or injection equipment in surface waters of the state, or fill or clean agricultural chemical chemigation application, storage, pumping, or injection equipment adjacent to surface waters, ditches, or wells where, because of the slope or other conditions, agricultural chemicals or materials contaminated with agricultural chemicals could enter or contaminate the surface waters, groundwater, or wells, as a result of overflow, leakage, or other causes; and
upon discovering that an incident has occurred, immediately report the incident to the commissioner.
MS s 18C.575
September 17, 2013
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