Frequent Questions

Who would be affected by the Proposed Rule?

NPDES permit holders would be affected by the Proposed Rule because they would now be required to submit data electronically to the proper permitting authority.  Some industrial facilities that discharge to sewage treatment plants will also be required to submit data to their state or EPA regulatory authority. State regulators would also be required to share information regarding their NPDES implementation activities. EPA will also share the data that it collects with the authorized NPDES permitting authority.

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