40 CFR 142.52 - Consideration of an exemption request.
(a) The Administrator shall act on any exemption request submitted pursuant to § 142.51 within 90 days of receipt of the request.
(b) In his consideration of whether the public water system is unable to comply due to compelling factors, the Administrator shall consider such factors as the following:
(1) Construction, installation, or modification of the treatment equipment or systems.
(2) The time needed to put into operation a new treatment facility to replace an existing system which is not in compliance.
(3) Economic feasibility of compliance.