Water: Uniform National Discharge Standards (UNDS)
Elevator Pit Effluent Reports
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Elevator pit effluent accumulates in, and is discharged from, the sumps of elevator wells on vessels. The anticipated standard would prohibit the discharge of elevator pit effluent within 12 nautical miles.
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Draft Discharge Assessment Report (PDF) (13 pp, 118K)