40 CFR 430.55  New source performance standards (NSPS).
Pollutant or pollutantproperty  Kg/kkg (or pounds per 1,000 lb) of product  

Continuous dischargers  Noncontinuous dischargers (annual average)  
Maximum for any 1 day  Average of daily values for 30 consecutive days  
^{1} Within the range of 5.0 to 9.0 at all times.  
BOD5  4.38exp(0.017x)  2.36exp(0.017x)  Average of daily values for 30 consecutive days divided by 1.91.  
TSS  5.81exp(0.017x)  3.03exp(0.017x)  Average of daily values for 30 consecutive days divided by 1.90.  
pH  (^{1})  (^{1})  (^{1})  
x = percent sulfite pulp in final product 
Pollutant or pollutant property  NSPS  

Continuous dischargers  Noncontinuous dischargers  
Maximum for any 1 day  Monthly average  Maximum for any 1 day  Annual average  
^{a} “<ML” means less than the minimum level specified in § 430.01(i) for the particular pollutant.  
^{b} This regulation does not specify this type of limitation for this pollutant; however, permitting authorities may do so as appropriate.  
^{c} [Reserved]  
kg/kkg (or pounds per 1,000 lb) of product  
AOX  <ML ^{a}  (^{b})  <ML ^{a}  (^{b})  
COD  (^{c})  (^{c})  (^{c})  (^{c}) 
Pollutant or pollutant property  NSPS  

Maximum for any 1 day  Monthly average  
TCDD ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
TCDF ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
Chloroform ^{a}  (^{d})  (^{d}) 
Trichlorosyringol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
3,4,5trichlorocatechol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
3,4,6trichlorocatechol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
3,4,5trichloroguaiacol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
3,4,6trichloroguaiacol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
4,5,6trichloroguaiacol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
2,4,5trichlorophenol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
2,4,6trichlorophenol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
Tetrachlorocatechol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
Tetrachloroguaiacol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
2,3,4,6tetrachlorophenol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
Pentachlorophenol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
Continuous dischargers  Noncontinuousdischargers  

Maximum for any 1 day  Monthlyaverage  Maximum for any 1 day  Annualaverage  
^{a} These limitations do not apply with respect to fiber lines that use a TCF bleaching process as disclosed by the discharger in its permit application under 40 CFR 122.21(g)(3) and certified under 40 CFR 122.22.  
^{b} “<ML” means less than the minimum level specified in § 430.01(i) for the particular pollutant.  
^{c} This regulation does not specify this type of limitation for this pollutant; however, permitting authorities may do so as appropriate.  
^{d} [Reserved]  
kg/kkg (or pounds per 1,000 lb) of product  
AOX  (^{d})  (^{d})  (^{d})  (^{d}) 
COD  (^{d})  (^{d})  (^{d})  (^{d}) 
Pollutant or pollutant property  NSPS (TCF)  

Continuous dischargers  Noncontinuous dischargers  
Maximum for any 1 day  Monthly average  Maximum for any 1 day  Annual average  
^{a} “<ML” means less than the minimum level specified in § 430.01(i) for the particular pollutant.  
^{b} This regulation does not specify this type of limitation for this pollutant; however, permitting authorities may do so as appropriate.  
^{c} [Reserved]  
kg/kkg (or pounds per 1,000 lb) of product  
AOX  <ML ^{a}  (^{b})  <ML ^{a}  (^{b})  
COD  (^{c})  (^{c})  (^{c})  (^{c}) 
Pollutant or pollutant property  NSPS  

Maximum for any 1 day  Monthly average  
TCDD ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
TCDF ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
Chloroform ^{a}  (^{d})  (^{d}) 
Trichlorosyringol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
3,4,5trichlorocatechol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
3,4,6trichlorocatechol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
3,4,5trichloroguaiacol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
3,4,6trichloroguaiacol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
4,5,6trichloroguaiacol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
2,4,5trichlorophenol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
2,4,6trichlorophenol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
Tetrachlorocatechol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
Tetrachloroguaiacol  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
2,3,4,6tetrachlorophenol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
Pentachlorophenol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  (^{c}) 
Continuous dischargers  Noncontinuousdischargers  

Maximum for any 1 day  Monthlyaverage  Maximum for any 1 day  Annualaverage  
^{a} These limitations do not apply with respect to fiber lines that use a TCF bleaching process as disclosed by the discharger in its permit application under 40 CFR 122.21(g)(3) and certified under 40 CFR 122.22.  
^{b} “<ML” means less than the minimum level specified in § 430.01(i) for the particular pollutant.  
^{c} This regulation does not specify this type of limitation for this pollutant; however, permitting authorities may do so as appropriate.  
^{d} [Reserved]  
kg/kkg (or pounds per 1,000 lb) of product  
AOX  (^{d})  (^{d})  (^{d})  (^{d}) 
COD  (^{d})  (^{d})  (^{d})  (^{d}) 
Pollutant or pollutant property  NSPS (TCF)  

Continuous dischargers  Noncontinuous dischargers  
Maximum for any 1 day  Monthly average  Maximum for any 1 day  Annual average  
^{a} “<ML” means less than the minimum level specified in § 430.01(i) for the particular pollutant.  
^{b} This regulation does not specify this type of limitation for this pollutant; however, permitting authorities may do so as appropriate.  
^{c} [Reserved]  
kg/kkg (or pounds per 1,000 lb) of product  
AOX  <ML ^{a}  (^{b})  <ML ^{a}  (^{b})  
COD  (^{c})  (^{c})  (^{c})  (^{c}) 
Pollutant or pollutant property  Maximum for any 1 day  

kg/kkg (or pounds per 1,000 lb) of product  Milligrams/liter  
Pentachlorophenol  0.00058exp(0.017x)  ((0.015)(9.12)exp(0.017x))/y 
Trichlorophenol  0.0036exp(0.017x)  ((0.094)(9.12)exp(0.017x))/y 
x = percent sulfite pulp in final product.  
y = wastewater discharged in kgal per ton of product. 
New sources subject to this subpart must achieve the following new source performance standards (NSPS), as applicable.
(a) The following standards apply to each new source regardless of when it commenced discharge:
Subpart E
[1982 NSPS]
Pollutant or pollutant
property 
Kg/kkg (or pounds per 1,000 lb) of product  

Continuous dischargers  Noncontinuous dischargers (annual average)  
Maximum for any 1 day  Average of daily values for 30 consecutive days  
BOD5  4.38exp(0.017x)  2.36exp(0.017x)  Average of daily values for 30 consecutive days divided by 1.91. 
TSS  5.81exp(0.017x)  3.03exp(0.017x)  Average of daily values for 30 consecutive days divided by 1.90. 
pH  ( ^{1})  ( ^{1})  ( ^{1}) 
x = percent sulfite pulp in final product 
1 Within the range of 5.0 to 9.0 at all times.
(b) The following standards apply with respect to each new source fiber line that commences discharge after June 15, 1998.
(1) The following standards apply to all new sources in the calcium, magnesium, or sodiumbased sulfite pulp segment:
Subpart E
[Production of Calcium, Magnesium, or Sodiumbased Sulfite Pulps]
Pollutant or pollutant property  NSPS  

Continuous dischargers  Noncontinuous dischargers  
Maximum for any 1 day  Monthly average  Maximum for any 1 day  Annual average  
kg/kkg (or pounds per 1,000 lb) of product  
AOX  <ML ^{a}  ( ^{b})  <ML ^{a}  ( ^{b}) 
COD  ( ^{c})  ( ^{c})  ( ^{c})  ( ^{c}) 
a “<ML” means less than the minimum level specified in § 430.01(i) for the particular pollutant.
b This regulation does not specify this type of limitation for this pollutant; however, permitting authorities may do so as appropriate.
c [Reserved]
(2)
(i) The following standards apply to all new sources in the ammoniumbased sulfite pulp segment:
Subpart E  Production of Ammoniumbased Sulfite Pulps
Pollutant or pollutant property  NSPS  

Maximum for any 1 day  Monthly average  
TCDD ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
TCDF ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
Chloroform ^{a}  ( ^{d})  ( ^{d}) 
Trichlorosyringol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
3,4,5trichlorocatechol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
3,4,6trichlorocatechol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
3,4,5trichloroguaiacol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
3,4,6trichloroguaiacol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
4,5,6trichloroguaiacol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
2,4,5trichlorophenol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
2,4,6trichlorophenol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
Tetrachlorocatechol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
Tetrachloroguaiacol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
2,3,4,6tetrachlorophenol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
Pentachlorophenol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
Continuous dischargers  Noncontinuous
dischargers 


Maximum for any 1 day  Monthly
average 
Maximum for any 1 day  Annual
average 

kg/kkg (or pounds per 1,000 lb) of product  
AOX  ( ^{d})  ( ^{d})  ( ^{d})  ( ^{d}) 
COD  ( ^{d})  ( ^{d})  ( ^{d})  ( ^{d}) 
a These limitations do not apply with respect to fiber lines that use a TCF bleaching process as disclosed by the discharger in its permit application under 40 CFR 122.21(g)(3) and certified under 40 CFR 122.22.
b “<ML” means less than the minimum level specified in § 430.01(i) for the particular pollutant.
c This regulation does not specify this type of limitation for this pollutant; however, permitting authorities may do so as appropriate.
d [Reserved]
(ii) The following standards apply to all new sources in the ammoniumbased sulfite pulp segment with respect to each fiber line that uses exclusively TCF bleaching processes, as disclosed by the discharger in its NPDES permit application under 40 CFR 122.21(g)(3) and certified under 40 CFR 122.22:
Subpart E  Production of Ammoniumbased Sulfite Pulps
Pollutant or pollutant property  NSPS (TCF)  

Continuous dischargers  Noncontinuous dischargers  
Maximum for any 1 day  Monthly average  Maximum for any 1 day  Annual average  
kg/kkg (or pounds per 1,000 lb) of product  
AOX  <ML ^{a}  ( ^{b})  <ML ^{a}  ( ^{b}) 
COD  ( ^{c})  ( ^{c})  ( ^{c})  ( ^{c}) 
a “<ML” means less than the minimum level specified in § 430.01(i) for the particular pollutant.
b This regulation does not specify this type of limitation for this pollutant; however, permitting authorities may do so as appropriate.
c [Reserved]
(3)
(i) The following standards apply to all new sources in the specialty grade sulfite pulp segment:
Subpart E  Production of Specialty Grade Sulfite Pulps
Pollutant or pollutant property  NSPS  

Maximum for any 1 day  Monthly average  
TCDD ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
TCDF ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
Chloroform ^{a}  ( ^{d})  ( ^{d}) 
Trichlorosyringol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
3,4,5trichlorocatechol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
3,4,6trichlorocatechol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
3,4,5trichloroguaiacol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
3,4,6trichloroguaiacol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
4,5,6trichloroguaiacol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
2,4,5trichlorophenol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
2,4,6trichlorophenol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
Tetrachlorocatechol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
Tetrachloroguaiacol  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
2,3,4,6tetrachlorophenol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
Pentachlorophenol ^{a}  <ML ^{b}  ( ^{c}) 
Continuous dischargers  Noncontinuous
dischargers 


Maximum for any 1 day  Monthly
average 
Maximum for any 1 day  Annual
average 

kg/kkg (or pounds per 1,000 lb) of product  
AOX  ( ^{d})  ( ^{d})  ( ^{d})  ( ^{d}) 
COD  ( ^{d})  ( ^{d})  ( ^{d})  ( ^{d}) 
a These limitations do not apply with respect to fiber lines that use a TCF bleaching process as disclosed by the discharger in its permit application under 40 CFR 122.21(g)(3) and certified under 40 CFR 122.22.
b “<ML” means less than the minimum level specified in § 430.01(i) for the particular pollutant.
c This regulation does not specify this type of limitation for this pollutant; however, permitting authorities may do so as appropriate.
d [Reserved]
(ii) The following standards apply to all new sources within the specialty grade sulfite pulp segment with respect to each fiber line that uses exclusively TCF bleaching processes, as disclosed by the discharger in its NPDES permit application under 40 CFR 122.21(g)(3) and certified under 40 CFR 122.22:
Subpart E  Production of Specialty Grade Sulfite Pulps
Pollutant or pollutant property  NSPS (TCF)  

Continuous dischargers  Noncontinuous dischargers  
Maximum for any 1 day  Monthly average  Maximum for any 1 day  Annual average  
kg/kkg (or pounds per 1,000 lb) of product  
AOX  <ML ^{a}  ( ^{b})  <ML ^{a}  ( ^{b}) 
COD  ( ^{c})  ( ^{c})  ( ^{c})  ( ^{c}) 
a “<ML” means less than the minimum level specified in § 430.01(i) for the particular pollutant.
b This regulation does not specify this type of limitation for this pollutant; however, permitting authorities may do so as appropriate.
c [Reserved]
(c) The following standards apply to each new source regardless of when it commenced discharge, unless it certifies to the permitting authority that it is not using these compounds as biocides. Also, for noncontinuous dischargers, concentration limitations (mg/l) shall apply. Concentration limitations will only apply to noncontinuous dischargers:
Subpart E
[Supplemental NSPS]
Pollutant or pollutant property  Maximum for any 1 day  

kg/kkg (or pounds per 1,000 lb) of product  Milligrams/liter  
Pentachlorophenol  0.00058exp(0.017x)  ((0.015)(9.12)exp(0.017x))/y 
Trichlorophenol  0.0036exp(0.017x)  ((0.094)(9.12)exp(0.017x))/y 
x = percent sulfite pulp in final product.  
y = wastewater discharged in kgal per ton of product. 
(d) Pursuant to 40 CFR 122.44(i) and 122.45(h), a discharger must demonstrate compliance with the standards in paragraphs (b)(2) or (b)(3) of this section, as applicable, by monitoring for all pollutants (except for AOX, COD, BOD5, TSS, and pH) at the point where the wastewater containing those pollutants leaves the bleach plant. The permitting authority may impose effluent limitations and/or monitoring requirements on internal wastestreams for any other pollutants covered in this section as appropriate under 40 CFR 122.44(i) and 122.45(h).