40 CFR 403.1 - Purpose and applicability.

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§ 403.1 Purpose and applicability.
(a) This part implements sections 204(b)(1)(C), 208(b)(2) (C)(iii), 301(b)(1)(A)(ii), 301(b)(2) (A)(ii), 301(h)(5) and 301(i)(2), 304 (e) and (g), 307, 308, 309, 402(b), 405, and 501(a) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act as amended by the Clean Water Act of 1977 (Pub. L. 95-217) or “The Act”. It establishes responsibilities of Federal, State, and local government, industry and the public to implement National Pretreatment Standards to control pollutants which pass through or interfere with treatment processes in Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTWs) or which may contaminate sewage sludge.
(b) This regulation applies:
(1) To pollutants from non-domestic sources covered by Pretreatment Standards which are indirectly discharged into or transported by truck or rail or otherwise introduced into POTWs as defined below in § 403.3;
(2) To POTWs which receive wastewater from sources subject to National Pretreatment Standards;
(3) To States which have or are applying for National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) programs approved in accordance with section 402 of the Act; and
(4) To any new or existing source subject to Pretreatment Standards. National Pretreatment Standards do not apply to sources which Discharge to a sewer which is not connected to a POTW Treatment Plant.
[46 FR 9439, Jan. 28, 1981, as amended at 48 FR 2776, Jan. 21, 1983; 60 FR 33932, June 29, 1995]

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Title 40 published on 2014-07-01

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  • 2014-12-19; vol. 79 # 244 - Friday, December 19, 2014
    1. 79 FR 75772 - Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Dental Category; Extension of Comment Period
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      Proposed rule; extension of comment period.
      Comments. The public comment period for the proposed rule published October 22, 2014 (79 FR 63258) is being extended to February 20, 2015, in order to provide the public additional time to submit comments and supporting information.
      40 CFR Parts 403 and 441