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EPA's Region 6 Office

Serving: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and 66 Tribal Nations

NPDES STORM WATER PROGRAM
Storm Water Discharges Associated with Industrial Activities


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INDUSTRIAL STORM WATER PERMITTING IN REGION 6:

Region 6 Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP-2008)
(includes links to guidance on pollution prevention plants, NOIs, NOTs, etc.)

Under Phase I of the Storm Water Program, permits for discharge of storm water from industrial activity have been required since October 1, 1992. Most of the industrial activities are defined using Standard Industrial Activity (SIC) codes, which were the precursor to the newer North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS). For help finding a SIC code, visit:

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes - 1987 OMB Exit EPA Disclaimer
North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) Exit EPA Disclaimer

The EPA Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) for storm water associated with industrial activities was issued September 29, 2008. This general permit is available for facilities in New Mexico, Texas, oil & gas facilities in Oklahoma and Texas, and facilities in Indian Country Land in Louisiana, New Mexico (except Navajo and Ute Mountain Ute reservations. (back to top)

State-issued Industrial Activity General Permits

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality General Permits. Exit EPA Disclaimer

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality General Permit. Exit EPA Disclaimer

Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality General Permit.Exit EPA Disclaimer

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Exit EPA Disclaimer

NOI PROCESSING CENTER:

To file an NOI or NOT electronically, visit the eNOI web site. To file a hard copy NOI or NOT, the current addresses for the NOI Processing Center are:

U.S. POSTAL SERVICE

Storm Water Notice of [Intent/Termination] (4203M)
US EPA - Ariel Rios Building
1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20460

However, the physical address is different in case you send the package via an express messaging service:

OVERNIGHT EXPRESS SERVICES ONLY

Storm Water Notice of [Intent/Termination]
US EPA - ICC Building, Room 7329
1201 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20004

If you need to check on the status of your NOI/NOT or need a copy of your permit coverage confirmation letter, please contact the NOI Processing Center at: 1-866-352-7755. You can also check on your NOI and print out a copy of the NOI information online at the eNOI database search web site.

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