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EPA Introduces New Stormwater Guidelines and Standards

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

Stormwater GuidelinesEPA has finalized national effluent limitations guidelines (ELG) and new source performance standards (NSPS) for construction and development sites to help address improvement of water quality throughout the nation. While the standards focus on discharges occurring during stormwater events, these new guidelines affect all discharges of pollutants from construction activities into waterways, including dewatering and concrete washout.

 

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