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Centralized Waste Treatment Development Document

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Development Document for Proposed Effluent limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Centralized Waste Treatment Industry (Volume I)

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Volume II is also available.

Volume I (PDF) (406 pp, 1.7MB; EPA 821-R-98-020)

  • Chapter 1—Background
  • Chapter 2—Data Collection
  • Chapter 3—Scope / Applicability of the Proposed Regulation
  • Chapter 4—Description of the Industry
  • Chapter 5—Industry Subcategorization
  • Chapter 6—Pollutants of Concern for the Centralized Waste Treatment Industry
  • Chapter 7—Pollutants Selected for Regulation
  • Chapter 8—Wastewater Treatment Technologies
  • Chapter 9—Regulation Options Considered and Selected for Basis of Regulation
  • Chapter 10—Long-Term Averages, Variability Factors, and Limitations and Standards
  • Chapter 11—Cost of Treatment Technologies
  • Chapter 12—Pollutant Loading and Removal Estimates
  • Chapter 13—Non-Water Quality Impacts
  • Chapter 14—Implementation
  • Chapter 15—Analytical Methods and Baseline Values
  • Glossary
  • Acronyms
  • Index

 

Development Document for Proposed Effluent limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Centralized Waste Treatment Industry (Volume II)

Volume II (PDF) (285 pp, 401K; EPA 821-R-98-020)

  • Appendix A—Pollutant Groups
  • Appendix B—List of Characterization Data From Non-Hazardous Oils Facilities
  • Appendix C—List of Daily Influent and Effluent Measurements
  • Appendix D—Facility-Specific Compliance Costs
  • Appendix E—Attachments to Chapter 10
  • Appendix F—Listing of Pollutants of Concern and CAS Numbers
  • Glossary
  • Acronyms


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