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Water: Uniform National Discharge Standards (UNDS)

Chain Locker Effluent Reports

Note: The documents on this webpage were generated a number of years ago. Some of the documents and data within may have been succeeded by more recent efforts.

Chain locker effluent accumulates in, and is discharged from, the vessel's chain lockers, where anchors are stored. Chain locker effluent discharges would be prohibited within 12 nautical miles, except for Coast Guard vessels, which would be required to minimize the discharge to the extent possible within 12 nautical miles.

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Nature of Discharge:
Summary (PDF) (2 pp, 16K) Exit EPA Disclaimer and full discussion (PDF) (11 pp, 111K)

Draft Discharge Assessment Report (PDF) (9 pp, 87K)



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