Sec. 18 AAC 83.610 - Additional conditions applicable to specified categories of permits

ยง 18 AAC 83.610. Additional conditions applicable to specified categories of permits

(a) Compliance. A permit issued to specific dischargers described in this section must include as a condition compliance with the applicable requirements under this section.

(b) Existing manufacturing, commercial, mining, and silvicultural dischargers.In addition to the reporting requirements under 18 AAC 83.410, an existing manufacturing, commercial, mining, and silvicultural discharger shall notify the department as soon as that discharger knows or has reason to believe that any activity has occurred or will occur that would result in

(1) the discharge, on a routine or frequent basis, of any toxic pollutant that is not limited in the permit, if that discharge will exceed the highest of the following notification levels:

(A) one hundred micrograms per liter (100 Ug/l);

(B) two hundred micrograms per liter (200 Ug/l) for acrolein and acrylonitrile; 500 micrograms per liter (500 Ug/l) for 2,4-dinitrophenol and for 2-methyl-4,6-dinitrophenol; and one milligram per liter (1 mg/l) for antimony;

(C) five times the maximum concentration value reported for that pollutant in the permit application in accordance with 18 AAC 83.310(c) - (g);

(D) the level established by the department in accordance with 18 AAC 83.445;

(2) any discharge, on a non-routine or infrequent basis, of a toxic pollutant that is not limited in the permit, if that discharge will exceed the highest of the following notification levels:

(A) five hundred micrograms per liter (500 Ug/l);

(B) one milligram per liter (1 mg/l) for antimony;

(C) ten times the maximum concentration value reported for that pollutant in the permit application in accordance with 18 AAC 83.310(c) - (g);

(D) the level established by the department in accordance with 18 AAC 83.445;

(c) POTWs.Any POTW shall provide adequate notice to the department, including information on the quantity and quality of effluent introduced into the POTW, and any anticipated impact of the change on the quantity or quality of effluent to be discharged from the POTW as soon as the POTW has knowledge of a change, but no later than seven days in advance of any

(1) new introduction of pollutants into the POTW from an indirect discharger if that introduction of pollutants would be subject to 33 U.S.C. 1311 or 33 U.S.C. 1316 if the POTW directly discharged those pollutants; and

(2) substantial change in the volume or character of pollutants being introduced into that POTW by a source introducing pollutants into the POTW at the time of issuance of the permit.

(d) Municipal separate storm sewer systems.The operator of a large or medium municipal separate storm sewer system or a municipal separate storm sewer that the department has designated under 40 C.F.R. 122.26(a)(1)(v), adopted by reference in 18 AAC 83.010, shall submit an annual report by the anniversary of the date of the issuance of the permit for that system. The report must include

(1) the status of implementing any component of the storm water management program that is established as a permit condition;

(2) any proposed change to the storm water management program that is established as a permit condition; a proposed change under this subsection must be consistent with 40 C.F.R. 122.26(d)(2), adopted by reference in 18 AAC 83.010;

(3) any necessary revision to the assessment of controls and the fiscal analysis reported in the permit application under 40 C.F.R. 122.26(d)(2), adopted by reference in 18 AAC 83.010;

(4) a summary of data, including monitoring data, that are accumulated throughout the reporting year;

(5) annual expenditures and budget for the year following each annual report;

(6) a summary describing the number and nature of enforcement actions, inspections, and public education programs; and

(7) identification of water quality improvement or degradation.

(e) Storm water discharges.An initial permit for discharges composed entirely of storm water issued under 40 C.F.R. 122.26(e)(7), adopted by reference in 18 AAC 83.010, must require compliance with the conditions of the permit as expeditiously as practicable, but in no event later than three years after the date of issuance of the permit.

(f) Concentrated animal feeding operations.Any permit issued to a concentrated animal feeding operation must include the applicable requirements set out in 40 C.F.R. 122.42(e), adopted by reference in 18 AAC 83.010.

(Eff. 7/29/2006, Register 179; am 11/10/2007, Register 184)

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