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Clean Water Act and Pollutant Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs)
Clean Water Act and Pollutant Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs)
 
Our Price: $20.00
By Claudia Copeland (au)
Year: 2012
Pages: 22
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-4578-3978-8

Product Code: 1457839784

Description
 
Section 303(d) of the Clean Water Act (CWA) requires states to identify waters that are impaired by pollution, even after application of pollution controls. For those waters, states must establish a total maximum daily load (TMDL) of pollutants to ensure that water quality standards can be attained. A TMDL is both a quantitative assessment of pollution sources and pollutant reductions needed to restore and protect U.S. waters and a planning process for attaining water quality standards. Implementation of section 303(d) was dormant until states and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) were prodded by lawsuits. The program has been controversial, in part because of requirements and costs faced by states to implement this 40-year-old provision of the law, as well as industries, cities, farmers, and others who may be required to use new pollution controls to meet TMDL requirements. Despite controversies, the TMDL program has become a core element of overall efforts to protect and restore water quality. States and EPA develop several thousand TMDLs annually, but many more need to be completed. Contents of this report: Background; Implementation of Section 303(d); Revising the TMDL Rules; Recent Developments and Challenges; Conclusion. This is a print on demand report.

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