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(a) Applications and reports shall be signed by the owner, general partner, corporate officer, or other duly authorized representative of the user. Baseline monitoring reports, periodic compliance reports, and analytical data reports submitted by a significant industrial user shall contain the following certification statement:

"I certify under penalty of law that this document and all attachments were prepared under my direction or supervision in accordance with a system designed to assure that qualified personnel properly gather and evaluate the information submitted. Based on my inquiry of the person or persons who manage the system, or those directly responsible for gathering the information, the information is, to the best of my knowledge and belief, true, accurate, and complete. I am aware that there are significant penalties for submitting false information, including the possibility of fine and imprisonment for knowing violations."

(b) In the case of third parties requesting permission to discharge waste generated by another party, or the products of treated wastes generated by another party, the Director may require the waste generator or responsible party to submit a "designation of authorized representative" (DOAR) to authorize the third party to conduct business and sign reports on their behalf. However, certification that the waste as discharged does not constitute a hazardous waste, the permit, and permit application must be signed by the waste generator or responsible party.