NPDES

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NPDESNational Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (US EPA)
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When fully implemented, the agency estimates, the 46 States and Virgin Islands Territory authorized to administer the NPDES program will collectively save more than $20 million annually as a result of switching from paper to electronic reporting.
EPA estimates that, once the rule is fully implemented, the 46 states and Virgin Islands Territory that are authorized to administer the NPDES program will collectively save $22.6 million each year as a result of switching from paper to electronic reporting.
Discharging water into a river, lake or other body of water falls under the NPDES. a division of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Miami-Dade's Central District wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) also experienced several violations of the effluent limits contained in its NPDES permit.
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.S.
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.
Labs will now be able to analyze NPDES wastewater samples for total cyanide without a preliminary 2-hr acid distillation step by following ASTM Method D 7511-09.
These laws allow the EPA to require a federal NPDES (wastewater discharge) permit where EPA determines principally "that the discharge, or category of discharges within a geographic area.
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.