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Chapter 2 : Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan is the focus of your NPDES storm water permit and is the key to controlling pollutants in storm water discharges. Therefore, proper and careful development and implementation of the plan will maximize the potential benefits of pollution prevention and sediment and erosion control measures. Your permit consists of specific requirements for the plan, including deadlines and certain storm water control measures. This Chapte...

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United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Series

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: SUMMARY: The EPA is revising the regulatory finding that it issued in December 2000 pursuant to section 112(n)(1)(A) of the Clean Air Act (CAA), and based on that revision, removing coaland oil-fired electric utility steam generating units (“coal- and oil-fired Utility Units”) from the CAA section 112(c) source category list. Section 112(n)(1)(A) of the CAA is the threshold statutory provision underlying today’s action. That provision requires EPA to conduct a s...

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Overview of Watershed Monitoring Epa Watershed Academy Training Module

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Introduction: How do we assess the condition of our Nation?s streams, rivers, lakes, estuaries, and coastal waters? How do we collect information to determine if these water resources are safe enough to drink, swim in, eat fish from, or use to irrigate our food crops? Further, how do we tell whether a water body supports a healthy aquatic ecosystem? How do we tell if conditions are worsening, or if our management efforts are making a difference? Watershed monito...

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A Guide to the Biosolids Risk Assessment for the Eps Part 503 Rule

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: This document has been reviewed by the U.S Enviromental Protection Agency and approved for Publication.

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Congressional District Documents Series, District 41

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Congressional District 41 County California (53 Districts)

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United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Series

By: David J. Janik

Excerpt: I. JURISDICTION 1. This civil administrative enforcement action (Complaint) is authorized by Congress in section 325(c) of Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act,42 U.S.C. § 11045, also known as the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act of 1986 (“EPCRA”). EPA regulations authorized by the statute are set out in part 370 of title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The rules for this proceeding are the “Consolidated Rules of...

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New York - Newark Ny-Nj-Ct Urbanized Area : Jersey Shore South Sto...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: New York - Newark NY-NJ-CT Urbanized Area: Jersey Shore South Storm Water Entities as Defined by the 2000 Census

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Publication Catalogs

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: 1. Use this price list to obtain prices of USGS publication lists and yearbooks. Refer to the Order Form for USGS Maps, Books, and Other Published Products to order these products. To contact commercial map dealers directly for pricing and ordering information, refer to the yellow pages in your local telephone directory. 2. Domestic Orders. Payment (check, money order, purchase order, any major credit card, or Government account) must accompany order. Please inc...

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Gary Hudiburgh

By: Michael B. Cook

Excerpt: The Committee is aware of a continuing problem with the administration of the Clean Water Act 's construction grant audit process, and therefore directs the Agency to uphold all project cost eligibility determination for EPA grants that are supported by a decision documents of the EPA or a desidnated state agency.

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Olean Well Field

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The 1.5 square-mile Olean Well Field Superfund Site is comprised of three public and 50 private wells which are contaminated with trichloroethylene (TCE). Much of the groundwater contamination is believed to be the result of industrial operations at several nearby commercial establishments. Contamination of the areas was discovered in 1981. The public wells were constructed in the 1970s to alleviate the need for a surface water treatment plant, which draws water...

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Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations : Lead Off...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations (OCIR) was named lead office for performance partnerships by the Deputy Administrator in a July 13, 2003 memorandum.1 As lead office, OCIR is responsible for advancing the Administration?s goal to strengthen the State-EPA partnership and for facilitating the resolution of policy and implementation issues associated with performance partnerships. OCIR?s responsibilities include: --Securing Administrator?...

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Summary of Economic Impacts : Poultry Subcategories

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: This section presents a profile of the poultry industry, including farmers in the broiler, egg, and turkey sectors (Section 6.1) and also poultry processors (Section 6.2). Following the industry profile, this section provides a detailed summary of EPA?s economic analysis of the proposed CAFO regulations as it affects regulated CAFOs (Section 6.3), poultry processors (Section 6.4), and national markets (Section 6.5).

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Usgs National Hydrography Dataset Newsletter

By: Jeff Simley

Excerpt: The National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) in the Geodatabase model is expected to be available on April 19, 2004. This includes all the NHD produced as of January 30 in all three resolutions. The NHD produced since January 30 will become available in the later half of April. To check on actual availability go to http://nhd.usgs.gov and look for the NHD in Geodatabase announcement. You will also see a link to the NHD in Geodatabase that will enable you to begin down...

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Kem-Pest Laboratories

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The Kem-Pest Laboratories site covers 6 acres and is located near Cape Girardeau. Beginning in 1965, Kem-Pest formulated various pesticide products, including liquid pesticides, granular insecticides, granular herbicides, and pesticide dust. The company suspended operations in 1975. There have been no production, treatment, or disposal activities at the site since 1977. A building on site has been used to store equipment and materials. A 1,250-square-foot lagoon...

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United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Series

By: James R. Elder

Excerpt: At our recent meeting with Regional Permits and Compliance Branch Chiefs, we agreed to proceed with implementation of the new system for rating dischargers as major/minor for purposes of aiding the administration of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination system. This new system restructures rating factors to better reflect today's concerns and priorities. The new rating system also provides considerable Regional and State flexibility-in assuring that Regio...

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How to Setup a Local Program to Recycle Used Oil

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: EPA’s effort to address our country’s waste problems has concentrated for many years on improving how industrial wastes are treated, stored, and disposed of. We have made great strides: industry is handling its wastes far more responsibly, and land disposal is now being replaced by safer and more environmentally protective practices such as incineration and sophisticated new chemical and biological treatments.

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Final Analysis of Groundwater Monitoring Data Submitted by the Ame...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Section Page Part I ? Introduction, I-1 A. Overview, I-1 B. Summary of Available Data, I-2 Part II ? Analysis of Individual Facility Reports, II-1

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Fish/Shellfish Implementation Plan

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Across the U.S., states and tribes have issued fish consumption advisories for 39 contaminants with mercury, PCBs, chlordane, dioxin, and DDT together accounting for 96% of all these advisories. Most fish consumption advisories, however, are issued because of unhealthful levels of mercury in fish. Since only small amounts of mercury are discharged to waters, it is believed that most mercury in inland and estuarine fish originates from combustion source releases ...

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Appendix D : Case Studies on the Benefits of the Phase I Storm Wat...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Faced with a rapidly growing population, urban development, and rising concerns over nonpoint sources of pollution, city managers in Austin, Texas, require all new development to implement storm water best management practices (BMPs). Older existing urban watersheds, however, still need water quality controls. The City of Austin Urban Watershed Retrofit program was created to evaluate existing urban watersheds to determine appropriate storm water controls that r...

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The Mineral Industry of Montana

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Montana ranked 24th in the Nation in nonfuel mineral value1 in 1994, down from 21st in 1993, according to the U.S. Bureau of Mines. The estimated value for 1994 was $491 million, a 2% increase from that of 1993. This small increase followed a 10% decrease in 1993 from that of 1992. The State accounted for 2% of the U.S. total. The above changes in value between 1992 and 1994 generally were due to an increase in the production of metallic minerals, except for gol...

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