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Effluent Guidelines

Best Conventional Pollutant Control Technology Effluent Guidelines

Rules promulgating effluent limitations based on Best Conventional Pollutant Control Technology (BCT).
  • Each rule includes effluent limitations for multiple industrial categories.
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