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Authorization Status for EPA's Stormwater Construction and Industrial Programs

States, Indian Country and Territories Where EPA's Construction General Permit (CGP) and Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) Apply

Most states have been authorized to implement the NPDES stormwater program, as described in the table below. The Construction General Permit and Multi-Sector General Permit apply only in areas where EPA is the permitting authority. This information can also be found in Appendix B of the 2012 CGP (PDF) (5 pp, 98K) and Appendix C of the 2008 MSGP (PDF) (5 pp, 608K).

 

Construction General Permits

Multi-Sector General Permits

State or Territory Name

Is EPA the Permitting Authority?

Areas of Coverage / Where EPA is Permitting Authority / Permit Number

Additional Permit Conditions?
(If Yes, see part 9 of the CGP)

Is EPA the Permitting Authority?

Areas of Coverage / Where EPA is Permitting Authority / Permit Number

Additional Permit Conditions?
(If Yes, see part 9 of the MSGP)

Alabama For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Alabama. Permit Number: ALR12000I

No For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Alabama, contact EPA Region 4. No
Alaska For Indian Country and Federal Operators

Indian Country within the State of Alaska. Permit Number: AKR12000I

Areas in the Denali National Park and Preserve subject to construction activity by a Federal Operator. Permit Number: AKR12-000F

No For Indian Country only

Indian Country within the State of Alaska. Permit Number: AKR05000I

Yes
American Samoa Yes The Islands of American Samoa. Permit Number: ASR120000 No Yes The Islands of American Samoa. Permit Number: ASR050000 Yes
Arizona For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Arizona, as well as Navajo Reservation in New Mexico and Utah. Permit Number: AZR12000I Yes For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Arizona, including Navajo Reservation in New Mexico and Utah. Permit Number: AZR05000I Yes
Arkansas No The State of Arkansas is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No No The State of Arkansas is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No
California For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of California. Permit Number: CAR12000I Yes For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of California. Permit Number: CAR05000I Yes
Colorado For Indian Country and Federal Operators only Indian Country within the State of Colorado, as well as the portion of the Ute Mountain Reservation located in New Mexico. Permit Number: COR12000I

Areas in the State of Colorado, except those located on Indian country, subject to construction activity by a Federal Operator. Permit Number: COR12000F

No For Indian Country and Federal Facilities only Indian Country and Federal Facilities within the State of Colorado, contact EPA Region 8. No
Connecticut For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Connecticut. Permit Number: CTR12000I No For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Connecticut. Permit Number: CTR05000I No
Delaware For Federal Operators only Areas in the State of Delaware subject to construction activity by a Federal Operator. Permit Number: DER12000F No For Federal Facilities only Federal Facilities in the State of Delaware. Permit Number: DER05000F No
District of Columbia Yes The District of Columbia. Permit Number: DCR120000 No Yes The District of Columbia. Permit Number: DCR050000 Yes
Florida For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Florida. Permit Number FLR12000I.

No For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Florida, contact EPA Region 4. No
Georgia No The State of Georgia is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No No The State of Georgia is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No
Guam Yes The Island of Guam. Permit Number: GUR120000 Yes Yes The Island of Guam. Permit Number: GUR050000 Yes
Hawaii No The State of Hawaii is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No No The State of Hawaii is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No
Idaho Yes The State of Idaho (except Indian Country lands). Permit Number: IDR120000

Indian Country within the State of Idaho, except Duck Valley Reservation lands, which are covered under Nevada permit NVR12000I. Permit Number: IDR12000I

No Yes The State of Idaho (except Indian Country lands). Permit Number: IDR050000

Indian Country within the State of Idaho, except Duck Valley Reservation lands, which are covered under Nevada permit NVR05000I. Permit Number: IDR05000I

Yes
Illinois No The State of Illinois is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No No The State of Illinois is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No
Indiana No The State of Indiana is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No No The State of Indiana is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No
Iowa For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Iowa. Permit Number: IAR12000I No For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Iowa, contact EPA Region 7. No
Johnston Atoll Yes The Island of Johnston Atoll. Permit Number: JAR120000 No Yes The Island of Johnston Atoll. Permit Number: JAR050000 No
Kansas For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Kansas. Permit Number: KSR12000I No For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Kansas, contact EPA Region 7. No
Kentucky No The State of Kentucky is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No No The State of Kentucky is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No
Louisiana For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Louisiana. Permit Number: LAR12000I No For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Louisiana. Permit Number: LAR05000I No
Maine No The State of Maine is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Maine. Permit Number:MER05000I No
Maryland No The State of Maryland is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No No The State of Maryland is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No
Massachusetts Yes Commonwealth of Massachusetts (except Indian Country lands). Permit Number: MAR120000

Indian Country within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Permit Number: MAR12000I

Yes Yes Commonwealth of Massachusetts, except Indian Country lands. Permit Number: MAR050000

Indian Country within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Permit Number: MAR05000I

Yes
Michigan For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Michigan. Permit Number: MIR12000I No For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Michigan. Permit Number: MIR05000I No
Midway Islands Yes The Islands of Midway Island and Wake Island. Permit Number: MWR120000 No Yes The Islands of Midway Island and Wake Island. Permit Number: MWR050000 No
Minnesota For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Minnesota. Permit Number: MNR12000I Yes For Indian Country only Indian country within the State of Minnesota. Permit Number: MNR05000I Yes
Mississippi For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Mississippi. Permit Number MSR12000I. No For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Mississippi, contact EPA Region 4. No
Missouri No The State of Missouri is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No No The State of Missouri is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No
Montana For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Montana. Permit Number: MTR12000I Yes For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Montana, contact EPA Region 8. No
Nebraska For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Nebraska, except Pine Ridge Reservation (see Region 8). Permit Number: NER12000I No For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Nebraska, contact EPA Region 7. No
Nevada For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Nevada, as well as the Duck Valley Reservation in Idaho, the Fort McDermitt Reservation in Oregon and the Goshute Reservation in Utah. Permit Number: NVR12000I Yes For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Nevada, as well as the Duck Valley Reservation in Idaho, the Fort McDermitt Reservation in Oregon and the Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation in Utah. Permit Number: NVR05000I Yes
New Hampshire Yes State of New Hampshire. Permit Number: NHR120000 Yes Yes State of New Hampshire. Permit Number: NHR050000 Yes
New Jersey No The State of New Jersey is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No No The State of New Jersey is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No
New Mexico Yes The State of New Mexico (except Indian Country lands). Permit Number: NMR120000

Indian Country within the State of New Mexico, except Navajo Reservation that are covered under Arizona permit AZR12000I and Ute Mountain Reservation that are covered under Colorado permit COR12000I. Permit Number: NMR12000I

Yes Yes The State of New Mexico (except Indian Country lands). Permit Number: NMR050000

Indian Country within the State of New Mexico, except Navajo Reservation that are covered under Arizona Permit Number: AZR05000I and Ute Mountain Reservation that are covered.

Yes
New York For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of New York. Permit Number: NYR12000I No No The State of New York is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No
North Carolina For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of North Carolina. Permit Number NCR12000I. No For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of North Carolina, contact EPA Region 4. No
North Dakota For Indian Country only Indian country within the State of North Dakota, as well as that portion of the Standing Rock Reservation located in South Dakota (except for the portion of the within the former boundaries of the Lake Traverse Reservation which is covered under South Dakota permit SDR12000I listed below). Permit Number: NDR12000I No For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of North Dakota, contact EPA Region 8. No
Northern Mariana Islands Yes Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Permit Number: NIR120000 Yes Yes Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Permit Number: NIR050000 Yes
Ohio No The State of Ohio is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No No The State of Ohio is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No
Oklahoma For Indian Country and specific discharges only Indian Country within the State of Oklahoma. Permit Number: OKR12000I

Discharges in the State of Oklahoma that are not under the authority of the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality, including activities associated with oil and gas exploration, drilling, operations, and pipelines (includes SIC Groups 13 and 46, and SIC codes 492 and 5171), and point source discharges associated with agricultural production, services, and silviculture (includes SIC Groups 01, 02, 07, 08, 09). Permit Number: OKR12000F

Yes For Indian Country and specific discharges only Indian Country within the State of Oklahoma. Permit Number: OKR05000I

Facilities in the State of Oklahoma not under the jurisdiction of the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality, except those on Indian Country lands.

Yes
Oregon For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Oregon, except Fort McDermitt Reservation which are covered under Nevada permit NVR12000I. Permit Number: ORR12000I Yes For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Oregon, except Fort McDermitt Reservation lands, which are covered under Nevada permit NVR05000I. Permit Number: ORR05000I Yes
Pennsylvania No The State of Pennsylvania is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No No The State of Pennsylvania is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No
Puerto Rico Yes The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Permit Number: PRR120000 No Yes The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Permit Number: PRR050000 Yes
Rhode Island For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Rhode Island. Permit Number: RIR12000I No For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Rhode Island. Permit Number: RIR05000I Yes
South Carolina No The State of South Carolina is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No No The State of South Carolina is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No
South Dakota For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of South Dakota, as well as the portion of the Pine Ridge Reservation located in Nebraska and the portion of the within the former boundaries of the Lake Traverse Reservation located in North Dakota (except for the Standing Rock Reservation which is covered under North Dakota permit NDR12000I listed above). Permit Number: SDR12000I No For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of South Dakota, contact EPA Region 8. No
Tennessee No The State of Tennessee is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No No The State of Tennessee is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No
Texas For Indian Country and specific discharges only Indian Country within the State of Texas. Permit Number: TXR12000I

Discharges in the State of Texas that are not under the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (formerly TNRCC), including activities associated with the exploration, development, or production of oil or gas or geothermal resources, including transportation of crude oil or natural gas by pipeline. Permit Number: TXR12000F

No For Indian Country and specific discharges only Indian Country within the State of Texas. Permit Number: TXR05000I

Facilities in the State of Texas not under the jurisdiction of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, except those on Indian Country lands. EPA-jurisdiction facilities include

No
Utah For Indian Country only Indian country within the State of Utah, except the Goshute Reservation which is covered under Nevada permit NVR12000I and the Navajo Reservation which is covered under Arizona permit AZR12000I. Permit Number: UTR12000I No For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Utah, contact EPA Region 8. No
Vermont For Federal Operators only Areas in the State of Vermont subject to construction activity by a Federal Operator. Permit Number: VTR12000F No For Federal Facilities only Federal Facilities in the State of Vermont. Permit Number: VTR05000F No
Virgin Islands No The Virgin Islands is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No No The Virgin Islands is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No
Virginia No The State of Virginia is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No No The State of Virginia is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No
Wake Island Yes The Islands of Midway Island and Wake Island. Permit Number: MWR120000 No Yes The Islands of Midway Island and Wake Island. Permit Number: MWR050000 No
Washington For Indian Country and Federal Operators only Areas in the State of Washington, except those located on Indian Country lands, subject to construction activity by a Federal Operator. Permit Number: WAR12000F

Indian Country within the State of Washington. Permit Number: WAR12000I

Yes For Indian Country and Federal Facilities only Indian Country within the State of Washington. Permit Number: WAR05000I

Federal Facilities in the State of Washington, except those located on Indian Country lands. Permit Number: WAR05000F

Yes
West Virginia No The State of West Virginia is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No No The State of West Virginia is the NPDES Permitting Authority for all regulated discharges. No
Wisconsin For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Wisconsin, except the Sokaogon Chippewa (Mole Lake) Community. Permit Number: WIR12000I Yes For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Wisconsin, except the Sokaogon Chippewa Community. Permit Number: WIR05000I No
Wyoming For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Wyoming. Permit Number: WYR12000I No For Indian Country only Indian Country within the State of Wyoming, contact EPA Region 8. No
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