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Main Title Toward cleaner water : the new permit program to control water pollution.
CORP Author United States. Environmental Protection Agency.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1974
Report Number EPA 100-F-74-006, EPA-800-R-74-103
Stock Number PB2009-114516
OCLC Number 20503257
Subjects Water--Pollution--United States ; Water--Pollution--Government policy--United States
Additional Subjects Water treatment ; Pollution regulations ; Water polution controls ; Water quality ; States ; Permits ; Federal regulations ; Effluent limitations ; National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBD  EPA 800-R-74-103 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 01/08/2015
ELBD  EPA 100-F-74-006 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/18/2011
ELBD ARCHIVE EPA 800-R-74-103 Received from HQ AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/04/2023
NTIS  PB2009-114516 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 32 pages ; 24 cm
NPDES permit is the mechanism for insuring that effluent limits are met, that necessary technology is applied, and that all requirements of the 1972 law for controlling discharges and complying with water quality standards are met on schedule. Under the 1972 law, it is illegal to discharge any pollutant into the Nation's waters without an NPDES permit. A permit is not a license to pollute. On the contrary, a permit regulates what may be discharged, and how much. It sets specific limits on the effluent from each source. It commits the discharger to comply with all applicable provisions of the 1972 law. If the discharger cannot comply immediately, the permit sets firm targets.
Cover title. "January 1974."