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Water: Meat & Poultry

Meat and Poultry Products (MPP) - Final Rule

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Proposed Rule

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  • Notice of Data Availability
  • Extension of comment period on proposed rule and clarification on public meetings. Federal Register Notice (April 24, 2002)
  • Federal Register Notice (February 25, 2002)
  • Fact Sheet
  • Support Documents
    • Economic Analysis
    • Complete Proposed Technical Development Document (PDF) (666 pp, 2.8 MB)
      • Sections 1 & 2: Purpose and Summary of the Regulation and Legal Authority and Background
      • Section 3: Data Collection Activities
      • Section 4: Meat and Poultry Products Industry Overview
      • Sections 5 & 6: Subcategorization and Wastewater Characterization
      • Section 7: Selection of Pollutants and Pollutant Parameters for Regulation
      • Section 8: Wastewater Treatment Technologies and Polution Prevention
      • Section 9: Loadings
      • Section 10: Non-Water Quality Environmental Impacts
      • Section 11: Incremental Capital and Operations Maintenance Costs for the Proposed
      • Section 12: Selected Technology Options
      • Section 13: Limitations and Standards: Data Selection and Calculations
      • Sections 14 & 15: Regulatory Implementation and Glossary, Acronyms, and Abbreviations
      • Appendix A: Analytical Methods and Baseline Values
      • Appendix B: Survey Design and Calculation of National Estimates
      • Appendix C: Tables to Section 9
      • Appendices D & E: Input Values to Estimate Energy Usage and Sludge Generation and Attachments for Cost Estimation
      • Appendix F: Aggregated Daily Data for Proposed Pollutants and Subcategories
      • Appendix G: Modified Delta-Lognormal Distribution
      • Appendix H: Attachments to Section 13
      • Appendix I: 40 CFR Part 432
      • Appendix J: Examples of Calculating MPP Limitations and Standards
    • Environmental Assessment

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