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Water: Uniform National Discharge Standards (UNDS)

Fact Sheet: Uniform National Discharge Standards (UNDS) for Vessels of the Armed Forces


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Section 312(n) of the Clean Water Act (CWA) was added in 1996 to establishes the Uniform National Discharge Standards (UNDS).

Section 312(n) of the Clean Water Act requires EPA and the Department of Defense (DOD) to identify and evaluate discharges of armed forces vessels to determine which discharges require control for protection of the environment and to set standards for those discharges.


See the UNDS Factsheet for more information: click here (1 pp, 214 K).

 




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