Clean Water Act

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Clean Water Act

A federal statute enacted in 1972 that has been successful in improving the water quality of lakes and rivers.
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As authorized by the Clean Water Act, the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program controls water pollution by regulating point sources that discharge pollutants into waters of the United States.
EPA's) Total Maximum Daily Load regulations and the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Program's Storm Water Phase II rule;
Information from all 50 state DOTs will be reviewed to develop tools for addressing increasing National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) regulations, Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) compliance obligations, and contaminated sediment issues with increasingly limited resources.
The final rule will require regulated entities and state and federal regulators to use existing, available information technology to electronically report data required by the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) program instead of filing written paper reports.
During the fourth quarter of 2013, the Company received four state permits - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit, Air Quality permit, Dam Safety permit, and Stormwater Construction permit.
All dischargers, like the Upper Blackstone facility, must receive a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit from the EPA or its designated state authority to discharge into waterways.
TEK Science joins Woolpert with extensive experience in storm water retrofit design, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) compliance, storm water drainage design, storm water modeling and utility design.
Springfield and the county would obtain permits after their plans are checked for compliance with requirements of the second phase of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System program.
For example, rather than requiring individual National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits which cost the nation's larger cities an average of $650,000 per permit, EPA will, and is encouraging delegated States to, issue general permits.
CASQA is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting the State Water Resources Control Board and municipalities throughout the State of California in implementing the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) stormwater mandates of the Federal Clean Water Act.
The WRRF treats municipal wastewater collected from the City, California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), and the San Luis Obispo County Airport under Waste Discharge Requirements (WDR) R3-2014-0033 and National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) No.
SCDHEC's Bureau of Water has issued a renewal of the existing National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System ("NPDES") Permit, which establishes discharge standards for a new outfall associated with the upcoming mining plan.

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