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Water: Uniform National Discharge Standards (UNDS)

Elevator Pit 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.

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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Nature of Discharge:
Summary (PDF) (1 pg, 12K) Exit EPA Disclaimer and full discussion (PDF) (13 pp, 107K)

Draft Discharge Assessment Report (PDF) (13 pp, 118K)

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