40 CFR 434.22 - Effluent limitation guidelines representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best practicable control technology currently available (BPT).

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§ 434.22 Effluent limitation guidelines representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best practicable control technology currently available (BPT).

(a) Except as provided in 40 CFR 125.30-125.32, 40 CFR 401.17, and §§ 434.61, 434.62 and 434.63 of this part, the following limitations establish the concentration or quality of pollutants which may be discharged by any existing coal preparation plant and coal preparation plant associated areas subject to the provisions of this subpart after application of the best practicable control technology currently available if discharges from such point sources normally exhibit a pH of less than 6.0 prior to treatment:

BPT Effluent Limitations

Pollutant or pollutant property Maximum for any 1 day Average of daily values for 30 consecutive days
Concentration in mg/l
Iron, total 7.0 3.5
Manganese, total 4.0 2.0
TSS 70 35
pH 1 1

1 Within the range of 6.0 to 9.0 at all times.

(b) Except as provided in 40 CFR 125.30-125.32, 40 CFR 401.17 and §§ 434.61 and 434.63 of this part, the following limitations establish the concentration or quality of pollutants which may be discharged by any existing coal preparation plant and coal preparation plant associated areas subject to the provisions of this subpart after application of the best practicable control technology currently available if discharges from such point sources normally exhibit a pH equal to or greater than 6.0 prior to treatment:

BPT Effluent Limitations

Pollutant or pollutant property Maximum for any 1 day Average of daily values for 30 consecutive days
Concentration in mg/l
Iron, total 7.0 3.5
TSS 70 35
pH 1 1

1 Within the range of 6.0 to 9.0 at all times.

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