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Permit Compliance System Data

Permit Compliance System (PCS) is a national computerized management information system that automates entry, updating and retrieval of National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) data and tracks permit issuance, permit limits and monitoring data, and other data pertaining to facilities regulated under NPDES.

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Public Notices and Announcements

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ML Wastewater Management, Inc – Mille Lacs WWTF – Mille Lacs Indian Reservation (Mille Lacs County, MN)

EPA proposes to re-issue a NPDES permit for the treated wastewater discharges from the Mille Lacs Wastewater Treatment Facility within the Mille Lacs Indian Reservation located in Mille Lacs County in Minnesota to be issued by EPA.
EPA is accepting comments until Monday, August 18, 2014. Please see "Comment Procedures and Public Hearing on page 5 of the Public Notice for details.

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System – Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (Scott County, MN)

EPA proposes to re-issue a NPDES permit for storm water discharges from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community's municipal separate storm sewer system located within the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Reservation in Scott County, Minnesota.

Great Lakes Gas Transmission Limited Partnership – Fond du Lac and Leech Lake Indian Reservations (Carlton, Cass, Itasca and St. Louis Counties, MN)

EPA proposes to re-issue a NPDES permit for the discharges of storm water, trench water and Hydrostatic test water resulting from activities associated with the operation and maintenance of a natural gas pipeline system located within parts of the Leech Lake (Cass and Itasca Counties) and Fond du Lac (Carlton and St. Louis Counties) Indian Reservations within Minnesota to be issued by EPA.

Red Cliff Band Wastewater Treatment Facility - Red Cliff Indian Reservation (Bayfield County, WI)

EPA proposes to re-issue a NPDES permit for the treated wastewater discharges from the Red Cliff Band Wastewater Treatment Facility within the Red Cliff Indian Reservation located in Bayfiled County in Wisconsin to be issued by EPA.

Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians

Isabella County Landfill - Isabella Indian Reservation (Isabella County, MI)

EPA proposes to re-issue a permit for the treated wastewater discharge from the Isabella County Landfill subject to certain effluent limitations and special conditions.

Lac Vieux Desert Wastewater Facility - Lac Vieux Desert Indian Reservation (Gogebic County, MI)

EPA proposes to re-isssue a permit for the treated wastewater discharges from the Lac Vieux Desert Wastewater Facility, subject to certain effluent limitations.

Lake Michigan Car Ferry, Inc., S.S. Badger

Ohio Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Program

"No Discharge" Zones

"No Discharge" zones are designated bodies of waters that prohibit the discharge of treated and untreated boat sewage.

Illinois Surface Discharge Permit (ILG62)

EPA’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System general permit authorizes discharges of pollutants to waters of the United States from New or replacement surface discharging systems in Illinois.

Industrial Pretreatment Program

The Pretreatment Program controls and minimizes the loading of pollutants to publicly owned treatment works from industrial, non-domestic sources to protect against operational, water quality, biosolids quality and worker health and safety problems.

State NPDES Programs

All the Region 5 states are authorized to administer the NPDES Program Exit EPA

Permit Compliance System Data

Permit Compliance System (PCS) is a national computerized management information system that automates entry, updating and retrieval of National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) data and tracks permit issuance, permit limits and monitoring data, and other data pertaining to facilities regulated under NPDES.


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