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Citation 40 C.F.R. §403.3
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28 cases
  • Johnson v. 3M
    • United States
    • U.S. District Court — Northern District of Georgia
    • September 20, 2021
    ... ... How indirect industrial discharges can adversely affect the operation of the receiving POTW was summarized by the EPA in the supplementary information accompanying the 1987 definitions. Industrial users’ discharges can inhibit or disrupt a POTW and thereby cause POTW noncompliance [with its NPDES permit limits] by physically disrupting the flow of wastewater through the POTW's system, by chemically or physically inhibiting the treatment processes, or by hydraulically ... ...
  • Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. v. U.S. E.P.A.
    • United States
    • U.S. Court of Appeals — Third Circuit
    • April 30, 1986
    ... ... Exhibit C ...         The 1984 removal credit rule, 49 Fed.Reg. 31212 (1984) (codified at Sec. 403.7 (1985)) provides as follows: ... Sec. 403.7 Removal credits ... (a) Introduction--(1) Definitions ...         For the purpose of this section: ...         (i) "Removal" means a reduction in the amount of a pollutant in the POTW's effluent or alteration of the nature of a pollutant during treatment at the POTW. The reduction or alteration can be obtained by physical, ... ...
  • International Union, UAW v. Amerace Corp., Inc.
    • United States
    • U.S. District Court — District of New Jersey
    • July 5, 1990
    ... ... of particular toxic pollutants which could cause interference or pass through," id. at 634 (emphasis added), it did not indicate that these standards are unenforceable without direct proof of causation. Rather, the court noted that the definitions of interference and pass through "play no part in either the setting or administration of the categorical pretreatment standards. We can therefore see no reason why their invalidity should affect the validity of the ... categorical standards." 719 F.2d at 656 n. 50; see also Natural Resources ... ...
  • National Ass'n of Metal Finishers v. E.P.A.
    • United States
    • U.S. Court of Appeals — Third Circuit
    • October 24, 1983
    ... ... 2. the Categorical Electroplating Standards ... C. The Consolidated Cases ... D. The Standard of Review ... II. THE GENERAL PRETREATMENT ... REGULATION ... A. The Definitions of "Interference" and "Pass ... Through" ... 1. Interference ... 2. Pass Through ... B. Definition of "New Source" ... C. The Fundamentally Different Factor ... Variance ... ...
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  • Minimizing Risk Under the Clean Water Act
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • May 8, 2015
    ...nature of pollutant properties in wastewater prior to or in lieu of discharging or otherwise introducing such pollutants into a POTW.” 40 C.F.R. § 403.3(s) (2005). 20. See generally Pretreatment, EPA, available at http://water.epa.gov/polwaste/npdes/pretreatment/index.cfm (last visited Apr.......
2 books & journal articles
  • CHAPTER 12 CLEAN WATER ACT PERMITTING OVERVIEW: SECTIONS 402 AND 404
    • United States
    • FNREL - Special Institute Federal Regulation of Cultural Resources, Wildlife & Waters of the U.S. (FNREL)
    • Invalid date
    ...with a discharge or discharges from other sources, is a cause of a violation of any requirement of the POTW's NPDES permit...." 40 C.F.R. § 403.3(n). [Page 12-25] b. Interference: any discharge "which, alone or in conjunction with a discharge or discharges from other sources, both: (i) inhi......
  • Potws and pretreatment
    • United States
    • Introduction to environmental law: cases and materials on water pollution control - 2d Edition
    • July 23, 2017
    ...thereby causes the POTW to violate its NPDES permit. 40 C.F.R. § 403.5. he regulations deine “interference” and “pass through” at 40 C.F.R. § 403.3. EPA’s regulations further require POTWs themselves to develop a third type of eluent limitation: (3) numerical eluent limitations developed fo......
23 provisions
  • IL Register Vol. 41 Issue 5. Issue 5 - February 3, 2017 - Pages -748 - 1274
    • United States
    • Illinois Register
    • January 1, 2017
    ...Definitions The following definitions, derived from the general definitions of 40 CFR 401.11 and the pretreatment-specific definitions of 40 CFR 403.3, apply for the purposes of this Part and 35 Ill. Adm. Code 307: "Act" means the Environmental Protection Act [415 ILCS 5]. "Agency" means th......
  • IL Register Vol. 40 Issue 44. Issue 44 - October 28, 2016 - Pages -14,374 - 14,816
    • United States
    • Illinois Register
    • January 1, 2016
    ...Definitions The following definitions, derived from the general definitions of 40 CFR 401.11 and the pretreatment-specific definitions of 40 CFR 403.3, apply for the purposes of this Part: "Act" means the Environmental Protection Act [415 ILCS 5]. "Agency" means the Illinois Environmental P......
  • Georgia Monthly Bulletin, 2020-05, May 2020
    • United States
    • Georgia Register
    • Invalid date
    ...six month period exceed (by any magnitude) a numeric pretreatment standard or requirement, including instantaneous limits, as defined by 40 CFR 403.3(l); 2. Technical Review Criteria (TRC) violations, defined here as those in which 33 percent or more of all of the measurements for the same ......
  • 20151104-IR-327100659FRA
    • United States
    • Indiana Register
    • Invalid date
    ...production during the appropriate sampling period. (f) This subsection does not apply to nonsignificant categorical users as defined in 40 CFR 403.3(v)(2). An industrial user subject to a categorical pretreatment standard, after the compliance date of the pretreatment standard or, in the ca......
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