40 CFR 421.236 - Pretreatment standards for new sources.

§ 421.236 Pretreatment standards for new sources.
Except as provided in 40 CFR 403.7, any new source subject to this subpart which introduces pollutants into a publicly owned treatment works must comply with a 40 CFR part 403 and achieve the following pretreatment standards for new sources. The mass of wastewater pollutants in primary nickel and cobalt process wastewater introduced into a POTW shall not exceed the following values:
(a) Raw material dust control.
PSNS for the Primary Nickel and Cobalt Subcategory
Pollutant or pollutant property Maximum for any 1 day Maximum for monthly average
mg/kg (pounds per million pounds) of copper, nickel, and cobalt in the crushed raw material
Copper 0.099 0.047
Nickel 0.042 0.028
Ammonia (as N) 10.260 4.512
Cobalt 0.011 0.005
(b) Nickel wash water.
PSNS for the Primary Nickel and Cobalt Subcategory
Pollutant or pollutant property Maximum for any 1 day Maximum for monthly average
mg/kg (pounds per million pounds) of nickel powder washed
Copper 0.043 0.021
Nickel 0.019 0.013
Ammonia (as N) 4.515 1.985
Cobalt 0.005 0.002
(c) Nickel reduction decant.
PSNS for the Primary Nickel and Cobalt Subcategory
Pollutant or pollutant property Maximum for any 1 day Maximum for monthly average
mg/kg (pounds per million pounds) nickel produced
Copper 16.250 7.744
Nickel 6.982 4.697
Ammonia (as N) 1,692.000 743.900
Cobalt 1.777 0.889
(d) Cobalt reduction decant.
PSNS for the Primary Nickel and Cobalt Subcategory
Pollutant or pollutant property Maximum for any 1 day Maximum for monthly average
mg/kg (pounds per million pounds) of cobalt produced
Copper 27.390 13.050
Nickel 11.770 7.917
Ammonia (as N) 2,852.000 1,254.000
Cobalt 2.996 1.498

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