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The following activities and uses are prohibited in critical aquifer recharge areas (based on Guidance Document for the Establishment of Critical Aquifer Recharge Area Ordinances, by WDOE, Publication #97-30):

A. Landfills and solid waste transfer stations, including landfills for hazardous waste, municipal solid waste, special waste, wood waste and inert and demolition waste;

B. Underground injection wells. Class I, III, and IV wells and subclasses 5F01, 5D03, 5F04, 5W09, 5W10, 5W11, 5W31, 5X13, 5X14, 5X15, 5W20, 5X28, and 5N24 of Class V wells;

C. Mining of metals, hard rock, sand, and gravel;

D. Wood treatment facilities that allow any portion of the treatment process to occur over permeable surfaces;

E. Creosote or asphalt manufacturing;

F. Storage, processing, or disposal of hazardous, chemical, or radioactive substances;

G. Electroplating;

H. Class 1A or 1B flammable liquids manufacturing as defined by the Uniform Fire Code;

I. Conversion of heating systems to fuel oil;

J. New petroleum product pipelines;

K. Activities that would significantly reduce the recharge to aquifers currently or potentially used for potable water; and

L. Activities that would significantly reduce base flow to a regulated stream. (Ord. 2083, 2005)

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