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National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)

Organization Environmental Protection Agency
Organization Type Government
URL http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes/home.cfm?program_id=14
Geographic Scope Nationwide
Issue Green Technologies/Innovations, Hazardous Waste & Materials, Pollution Prevention, Regulations, Water Quality
Sector All
Type Of Assistance Compliance Assistance, General Information, How-To Guides, Research/Case Studies, Training Opportunities
Description Under the Clean Water Act, the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program regulates the pollutants discharged by industrial, municipal and other facilities to surface waters. The site contains technical and regulatory information about the NPDES permit programs that are specifically tailored for industrial and commercial facilities.

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