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About Region 8's NPDES Permit Program

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Who issues NPDES permits in Region 8?

EPA Region 8 serves Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming. The NPDES permitting authorities for states and tribes within Region 8 are listed below.

Colorado

EPA issues NPDES permits on tribal lands and federal facilities in Colorado. EPA has delegated authority to issue other NPDES permits to the Colorado Dept. of Public Health & Environment.

Montana

EPA issues NPDES permits on tribal lands in Montana. EPA has delegated authority to issue other NPDES permits to the Montana Dept. of Environmental Quality.

North Dakota

EPA issues NPDES permits on tribal lands in North Dakota. EPA has delegated authority to issue other NPDES permits to the North Dakota Department of Health.

South Dakota

EPA issues NPDES permits on tribal lands in South Dakota. EPA has delegated authority to issue other NPDES permits to the South Dakota Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources.

Utah

EPA issues NPDES permits on tribal lands in Utah. EPA has delegated authority to issue other NPDES permits to the Utah Dept. of Environmental Quality.

Wyoming

EPA issues NPDES permits on tribal lands in Wyoming. EPA has delegated authority to issue other NPDES permits to the Wyoming Dept. of Environmental Quality.

Tribal lands

EPA issues all NPDES permits on tribal lands. See links above for EPA-issued permits within each state. 


Whole Effluent Toxicity (WET) Laboratory Reporting

The Region 8 NPDES WET Laboratory Reporting form is a Microsoft Excel based form for use by WET laboratories to report bench data. This suggested form contains macros, drop-downs, and fillable fields to enable laboratory personnel to more easily complete WET reporting needs for NPDES permittees. The form is protected to enable the fields to properly function and there is no password set if laboratories would like to further customize the template.

Please report any errors, needed corrections or suggested improvements to VelRey Lozano (lozano.velrey@epa.gov).


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