Sec. R18-9-A905 - Azpdes Program Standards

ยง R18-9-A905. Azpdes Program Standards

A. Except for subsection (A)(11), the following 40 CFR sections and appendices, July 1, 2003 edition, as they apply to the NPDES program, are incorporated by reference, do not include any later amendments or editions of the incorporated matter, and are on file with the Department:

1. General program requirements.

a. 40 CFR 122.7;

b. 40 CFR 122.21, except 40 CFR 122.21(a) through (e) and (l);

c. 40 CFR 122.22;

d. 40 CFR 122.26, except 40 CFR 122.26(c)(2), and 40 CFR 122.26(e)(2);

e. 40 CFR 122.29;

f. 40 CFR 122.32;

g. 40 CFR 122.33;

h. 40 CFR 122.34;

i. 40 CFR 122.35;

j. 40 CFR 122.62(a) and (b).

2. Procedures for Decision making.

a. 40 CFR 124.8, except 40 CFR 124.8(b)(3); and

b. 40 CFR 124.56.

3. Permit requirements and conditions.

a. 40 CFR 122.41, except 40 CFR 122.41(a)(2) and (a)(3);

b. 40 CFR 122.42;

c. 40 CFR 122.43;

d. 40 CFR 122.44;

e. 40 CFR 122.45;

f. 40 CFR 122.47;

g. 40 CFR 122.48; and

h. 40 CFR 122.50.

4. Criteria and standards for the national pollutant discharge elimination system. 40 CFR 125, subparts A, B, D, H, and I.

5. Toxic pollutant effluent standards. 40 CFR 129.

6. Secondary treatment regulation. 40 CFR 133.

7. Guidelines for establishing test procedures for the analysis of pollutants, 40 CFR 136.

8. Effluent guidelines and standards.

a. General provisions, 40 CFR 401; and

b. General pretreatment regulations for existing and new sources of pollution, 40 CFR 403 and Appendices A, D, E, and G.

9. Effluent limitations guidelines. 40 CFR 405 through 40 CFR 471.

10. Standards for the use or disposal of sewage sludge. 40 CFR 503, Subpart C.

11. The following substitutions apply to the material in subsections (A)(1) through (A)(10):

a. Substitute the term AZPDES for any reference to NPDES;

b. Except for 40 CFR 122.21(f) through (q), substitute R18-9-B901 (individual permit), and R18-9-C901 (general permit), for any reference to 40 CFR 122.21;

c. Substitute Articles 9 and 10 of this Chapter for any reference to 40 CFR 122;

d. Substitute R18-9-C901 for any reference to 40 CFR 122.28;

e. Substitute R18-9-B901 (individual permit), and R18-9-C901 (general permit), for any reference to 40 CFR 122 subpart B;

f. Substitute Articles 9 and 10 of this Chapter for any reference to 40 CFR 123;

g. Substitute Articles 9 and 10 of this Chapter for any reference to 40 CFR 124;

h. Substitute R18-9-1006 for any reference to 40 CFR 503.32; and

i. Substitute R18-9-1010 for any reference to 40 CFR 503.33.

B. A person shall analyze a pollutant using a test procedure for the pollutant specified by the Director in an AZPDES permit. If the Director does not specify a test procedure for a pollutant in an AZPDES permit, a person shall analyze the pollutant using:

1. A test procedure listed in 40 CFR 136, which is incorporated by reference in subsection (A)(7);

2. An alternate test procedure approved by the EPA as provided in 40 CFR 136;

3. A test procedure listed in 40 CFR 136, with modifications allowed by the EPA and approved as a method alteration by the Arizona Department of Health Services under A.A.C. R9-14-610(B); or

4. If a test procedure for a pollutant is not available under subsection (B)(1) through (B)(3), a test procedure listed in A.A.C. R9-14-612 or approved under A.A.C. R9-14-610(B).

(New Section made by final rulemaking at 7 A.A.R. 5879, effective December 7, 2001 (Supp. 01-4). Amended by final rulemaking at 8 A.A.R. 2704, effective June 5, 2002 (Supp. 02-2). Amended by final rulemaking at 9 A.A.R. 5564, effective February 2, 2004 (Supp. 03-4).)

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