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
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.
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.
appeared to require NPDES
permits for point source stormwater discharges
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.