Wis. Admin. Code Department of Natural Resources § NR 274.003 - General definitions

Current through March 28, 2022

In addition to the definitions set forth in ss. NR 205.03, 205.04, and 211.03, the following definitions are applicable to the terms used in this chapter:

(1) "Existing source" means any point source, except a new source as defined in sub. (2), from which pollutants may be discharged either into waters of the state or into a publicly owned treatment works.
(2) "New source," as defined for purposes of new source performance standards and pretreatment standards for new sources, means any point source from which pollutants are or may be discharged directly to waters of the state or into a publicly owned treatment works and for which construction commenced after the date given in the following table:

January 22, 1987

Primary Tungsten

February 17, 1983

Bauxite Refining

Primary Aluminum Smelting

Secondary Aluminum Smelting

Primary Copper Smelting

Primary Copper Electrolytic Refining

Secondary Copper

Primary Lead

Primary Zinc

Metallurgical Acid Plants

Primary Columbium-Tantalum

Secondary Silver

Secondary Lead

June 27, 1984

Primary Antimony

Primary Beryllium

Primary and Secondary Germanium and Gallium

Secondary Indium

Secondary Mercury

Primary Molybdenum and Rhenium

Secondary Molybdenum and Vanadium

June 27, 1984

Primary Nickel and Cobalt

Secondary Nickel

Primary Precious Metals and Mercury

Secondary Precious Metals

Secondary Tantalum

Secondary Tin

Primary and Secondary Titanium

Secondary Tungsten and Cobalt

Secondary Uranium

Primary Zirconium and Hafnium

(3) "Primary" means the manufacture of a metal from ore concentrates or other virgin materials.
(4) "Secondary" means the manufacture of a metal from scrap or other recycled materials.

Notes

Wis. Admin. Code Department of Natural Resources § NR 274.003
Cr. Register, March, 1991, No. 423, eff. 4-1-91.

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