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Effluent Guidelines : Aquatic Animal Production Industry

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Development Document for Proposed Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Concentrated Aquatic Animal Production Industry Point Source Category

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Entire Document (PDF) (2.6 MB, 571 pages)

  • Chapter 1: Legal Authority and Background
  • Chapter 2: Summary of Scope and Proposed Regulation
  • Chapter 3: Data Collection Activities
  • Chapter 4: Industry Profiles
  • Chapter 5: Industry Subcategorization
  • Chapter 6: Water Use, Wastewater Categorization, and Pollutants of Concern
  • Chapter 7: Best Management Practices and Treatment Technologies Considered
  • Chapter 8: Limitations and Standards: Data Selection and Calculation
  • Chapter 9: Costing Methodology
  • Chapter 10: Pollutant Loading Methodology
  • Chapter 11: Non-Water Quality Environmental Impacts
  • Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Glossary
  • Appendix A: Survey Design and Calculation of National Estimates
  • Appendix B: Analytical Methods and Nominal Quantitation Limits
  • Appendix C: Daily Influent and Effluent Data for Pollutants of Concern
  • Appendix D: Summary Statistics at Each Sample Point for Pollutants of Concern
  • Appendix E: Modified Delta-log Normal Distribution
  • Appendix F: Alternative Statistical Methods
  • Appendix G: Unit Cost Model and Frequency Factor Results for Model Facilities

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