(a) In considering the issuance of a permit to discharge effluent into any body of
water having an established recreational standard, the commission shall consider any
unpleasant odor quality of the effluent and the possible adverse effect that it might
have on the receiving body of water, and the commission may consider the odor as one
of the elements of the water quality of the effluent.
(b) In considering the issuance of a permit to discharge effluent comprised primarily
of sewage or municipal waste into any body of water that crosses or abuts any park,
playground, or schoolyard within one mile of the point of discharge, the commission
shall consider any unpleasant qualities of the effluent, including unpleasant odor,
and any possible adverse effects that the discharge of the effluent might have on
the recreational value of the park, playground, or schoolyard.
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