National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES): Applications and Program Updates (Final)
Feb. 12, 2019
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is finalizing certain revisions to the NPDES permitting regulations proposed on 18 May 2016. The final regulatory changes will be effective starting 12 June 2019. The final revisions modernize the NPDES regulations, promote submission of complete permit applications, and clarify regulatory requirements to allow more timely development of NPDES permits that protect human health and the environment. POC: Frank Sylvester, Water Permits Division, Office of Wastewater Management, Mail Code 4203M, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: (202) 564-1279; email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. (Federal Register 12 February 2019 [Rules and Regulations] Pages 3324-3338).