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Clean Water Act

Legislation originally enacted in 1972, and amended several times since then, that establishes comprehensive national policies for water quality management. The laws are enforced by the Environmental Protection Agency (www.epa.gov).

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Mulhern said, referring to what National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System stands for.
Article 18, which requires a two-thirds majority to pass, would establish a stormwater management and erosion control bylaw to comply with the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System of the U.
Having spent more than half of his career as the manager of Engineering and State Certifications with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environment Control, Fersner's experience includes directing and supervising the state storm water management and sediment reduction regulations in South Carolina's coastal zone as well as coordinating the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Phase II storm water programs in the coastal area.
Of major importance to city officials, the bill significantly amends the current stormwater management program for municipalities and others required to obtain National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits for their stormwater run off.
The system's national pollutant discharge elimination system permit was recently renewed and expires in 2014.
This project will allow DDOE and sister agencies (DDOT,DGS, DWP, DC Water, DMPED and UDC) to fulfill responsibilities for the implementation of the District s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection today issued a renewal of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit for ConocoPhillips' Trainer Refinery in Trainer Borough, Delaware County.
EPA is updating its small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (or MS4) permits for its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System program for stormwater, and has issued draft permits affecting more than 200 communities in Massachusetts.
Technology-based effluent limitation guidelines and standards (ELGs) for stormwater discharges from construction sites would be required to obtain National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits.
All cities--regardless of population--with separate storm sewers are now required to obtain National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits for their stormwater run-off.
FLEXSTORM helps a system meet the EPA's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Phase II Storm Water Rule which protects our nation's water.
Description : The National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Program is the Town s annual program for improving the management of storm water to reduce adverse impacts to local streams and waterways caused by high volumes of storm water and storm water containing undesirable

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