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(A) The reports required by this chapter of significant industrial users and others as required by the Manager shall include the certification statement set forth at 40 C.F.R. § 403.6(a)(2)(ii), as amended.
(B) The certification statement shall be signed as follows:
(1) By a responsible corporate officer, if the user submitting the reports required by this chapter is a corporation. For the purpose of this section, a RESPONSIBLE CORPORATE OFFICER means a president, secretary, treasurer or vice president of the corporation in charge of a principal business function, or any other person who performs similar policy or decision-making functions for the corporation, or the manager of one or more manufacturing, production or operation facilities employing more than 250 persons or having gross annual sales or expenditures exceeding $25 million (in second quarter 1980 dollars), if authority to sign documents has been assigned or delegated to the manager in accordance with corporate procedures;
(2) By a general partner or proprietor if the user submitting the required reports is a partnership or sole proprietorship, respectively;
(3) By a duly authorized representative of the individual designated in division (B)(1) or (B)(2) if:
(a) The authorization is made in writing by the individual described in division (B)(1) or (B)(2);
(b) The authorization specifies either an individual or a position having responsibility for the overall operation of the facility from which the discharge originates, such as the position of plant manager, operator of a well, or well field superintendent, or a position of equivalent responsibility, or having overall responsibility for environmental matters for the company; and
(c) The written authorization is submitted to the Authority.
(4) If an authorization under division (B)(3) is no longer accurate because a different individual or position has responsibility for the overall operation of the facility, or overall responsibility for environmental matters for the company, a new authorization satisfying the requirements of division (B)(3) must be submitted to the Authority prior to or together with any reports to be signed by an authorized representative.
(Ord. passed 4-24-1995) Penalty, see § 51.999