NPDES

AcronymDefinition
NPDESNational Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (US EPA)
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Within ten days to submit a plan of corrective action (POCA) outlining completion dates for how and when the company will achieve compliance with all terms of its NPDES permits.
The NPDES program requires that permitted facilities monitor and report data on pollutant discharges and take other actions to ensure discharges do not affect human health or the environment.
The NPDES program requires that permitted facilities monitor and report data on pollutant discharges, and take other actions to ensure such releases do not affect human health or the environment.
Effluent limitations serve as the primary mechanism in NPDES permits for controlling effluent discharge to receiving waters.
Companies discharging wastewater either through POTWs or NPDES should consider their full cost of wastewater disposal when evaluating treatment and reuse options for their wastewater.
In the event that a particular stream, lake, or estuary does not meet water quality standards, regulators have only one regulatory instrument available to achieve water quality standards: the NPDES permits on point sources.
In finding that water transfers did not constitute an "addition" under the CWA, the Friends court reasoned that the statutory language was ambiguous and, therefore, gave Chevron deference to a recent interpretation of the NPDES provision by the U.
To address that, the five-year NPDES permit the EPA issued for the Upper Blackstone treatment plant calls for a phased-in reduction of phosphorus.
There are two ramifications: (1) that heretofore unpermitted discharges (from older, smaller commercial developments and other properties) would now require a federal NPDES permit, and (2) that this permit will impose new, more stringent stormwater treatment requirements on the affected property owners.
The two feedlots--Groeneweg Farm, of Rock Valley, Iowa, and Gradert/Cla-Don/Winterfeld Feedlot of Ireton, Iowa--also must apply for NPDES permits and complete wastewater controls by Oct.
In October 2010, EPA is scheduled to transfer its NPDES permitting authority to DEC over the mining industry, with the oil and gas industry to follow in 2012.