Draft NPDES Permits for Alaska Dischargers
Alaska's NPDES Program
On October 31, 2008, EPA Region 10 approved the State of Alaska's application to administer and enforce an Alaska version of the NPDES program. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation administers the approved Alaska Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (APDES) program. For more information, see the State of Alaska's APDES page.
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The following draft permits and modifications are currently or have recently been open for public comment. See also all Current Permits, Fact Sheets and Responses to Comments.
If you would like to comment on the tentative determinations contained in a proposed permit you may do so by email. Comments must be sent by the closing date of the official public comment period to be considered in the formulation of final determinations regarding the application. All comments should include the name, address and telephone number of the commenter and a concise statement of the exact basis of any comment and the relevant facts upon which it is based.
The following permits are listed with latest comment periods first:
- Appdx - Appendix or Appendices
- DP - Draft Permit
- FS - Fact Sheet
- PN - Public Notice
- STP - Sewage treatment plant
- MS4 - Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System
- WWTF - Wastewater treatment facility
|General Permit for Oil and Gas Geotechnical Surveys and Related Activities in Federal Waters of the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas|
|Federal waters of the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas||August 15, 2014 - September 15, 2014||Re-Proposed Geotechnical General Permit (PDF) (68 pp, 2.5MB)||Federal Register Notice for Geotechnical General Permit Re-Proposal |
Fact Sheet for Geotechnical General Permit Re-Proposal (PDF) (25 pp, 556K)
Notice of Intent Form for Geotechnical General Permit Re-Proposal (PDF) (5 pp, 2MB)
Ocean Discharge Criteria Evaluation for Geotechnical General Permit Re-Proposal (PDF) (152 pp, 5MB)
|Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) for Industrial Stormwater, AKR05F000: Areas in the Denali National Park and Preserve subject to industrial activity by a Federal Operator, AKR05I000: Indian country lands within the State of Alaska||Metlakatla lands and in Denali National Park||September 27, 2013 – November 26, 2013|
extended to December 26, 2013
|Proposed 2013 Multi-Sector General Permit (Parts 1-7) (PDF) (50 pp, 627K)|
Proposed 2013 Multi-Sector General Permit (Part 8) (PDF) (101 pp, 760K)
Proposed 2013 Multi-Sector General Permit (Appendices) (PDF) (189 pp, 1.9MB)
|Federal Register Notice (PDF) (6 pp, 225K)|
Proposed 2013 Multi-Sector General Permit Fact Sheet (PDF) (83 pp, 760K)
Short Fact Sheet About the Proposed 2013 Multi-Sector General Permit (PDF) (2 pp, 161K)
|General Permit for Oil and Gas Exploration Facilities in the Federal Waters of Cook Inlet|
|Cook Inlet waters near Alaska||March 22, 2013 - May 21, 2013||Draft Oil and Gas Exploration in Cook Inlet General Permit (PDF) (114 pp, 1.5MB)||Oil and Gas Exploration in Cook Inlet General Permit Fact Sheet (PDF) (33 pp, 384K)|
Draft Ocean Discharge Criteria Evaluation (ODCE) for the Cook Inlet Exploration General Permits (PDF) (139 pp, 1.5MB)
Federal Register Notice for Proposed General Permit for Oil and Gas Exploration Facilities in Cook Inlet (PDF) (2 pp, 198K)