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Title: Keeping up with the storm water program

Abstract

Even though the final application deadline for National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits for storm water discharges under the Clean Water Act (CWA) passed for most applicants in October 1993, there still is a flurry of activity from both industry and municipalities to comply. However, none of the states, the District of Columbia or the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrators have the resources to dedicate a full team of staff members to review both municipal and industrial applications, process permits, conduct public workshops and administer the program. On Nov. 16, 1990, EPA published its final Phase 1 regulations on permitting procedures for discharges from municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4s) and for storm water discharges from industrial activities. These regulations require NPDES permits to be issued for storm water discharges in accordance with the CWA. NPDES storm water regulations opened a new area of regulatory permitting and enforcement for the regulatory agencies. Many of these regulatory agencies have been forced to reallocate resources to handle the immense job these regulations have placed on their stretched resources.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7082492
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Pollution Engineering; (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 26:6; Journal ID: ISSN 0032-3640
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; CLEAN WATER ACTS; COMPLIANCE; POLLUTANTS; RUNOFF; SURFACE WATERS; WATER POLLUTION; INDUSTRIAL WASTES; MUNICIPAL WASTES; POLLUTION REGULATIONS; ENVIRONMENTAL TRANSPORT; LAWS; MASS TRANSFER; POLLUTION; POLLUTION LAWS; REGULATIONS; WASTES; 540320* - Environment, Aquatic- Chemicals Monitoring & Transport- (1990-); 290300 - Energy Planning & Policy- Environment, Health, & Safety

Citation Formats

Hoag, B, and Rossmiller, R. Keeping up with the storm water program. United States: N. p., 1994. Web.
Hoag, B, & Rossmiller, R. Keeping up with the storm water program. United States.
Hoag, B, and Rossmiller, R. 1994. "Keeping up with the storm water program". United States.
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abstractNote = {Even though the final application deadline for National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits for storm water discharges under the Clean Water Act (CWA) passed for most applicants in October 1993, there still is a flurry of activity from both industry and municipalities to comply. However, none of the states, the District of Columbia or the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrators have the resources to dedicate a full team of staff members to review both municipal and industrial applications, process permits, conduct public workshops and administer the program. On Nov. 16, 1990, EPA published its final Phase 1 regulations on permitting procedures for discharges from municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4s) and for storm water discharges from industrial activities. These regulations require NPDES permits to be issued for storm water discharges in accordance with the CWA. NPDES storm water regulations opened a new area of regulatory permitting and enforcement for the regulatory agencies. Many of these regulatory agencies have been forced to reallocate resources to handle the immense job these regulations have placed on their stretched resources.},
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url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/7082492}, journal = {Pollution Engineering; (United States)},
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month = {6}
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