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National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)

What is NPDES?

EPA and state NPDES programs regulate:

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Neopit WWTF – Menominee Indian Reservation (Menominee County, WI)


EPA proposes to reissue a NPDES permit for the treated wastewater discharges from the Neopit WWTF located within the boundaries of the Menominee Indian Reservation located in Neopit, Wisconsin (Menominee County) to be issued by EPA.

EPA is accepting comments until Friday September 2, 2016. Please see "Comment Procedures and Public Hearing on page 3 of the Public Notice for details.

LCO Reserve Lagoon – Lac Courte Oreilles Indian Reservation (Sawyer County, WI)


EPA proposes to reissue a NPDES permit for the treated wastewater discharges from the LCO Reserve Lagoon located within the boundaries of the Lac Courte Oreilles Indian Reservation located in Reserve, Wisconsin (Sawyer County) to be issued by EPA.

EPA is accepting comments until Friday August 26, 2016. Please see "Comment Procedures and Public Hearing on page 4 of the Public Notice for details.

Prairie Island Indian Community WWTF – Prairie Island Indian Reservation (Goodhue County, MN)

EPA proposes to reissue a NPDES permit for the treated wastewater discharges from the Prairie Island Indian Community WWTF located within the boundaries of the Prairie Island Indian Reservation located in Welch, Minnesota (Goodhue County) to be issued by EPA.

Permit was issued July 25, 2016.

East Lake Sewage Lagoon – Mille Lacs Indian Reservation (Aitkin County, MN)

EPA proposes to reissue a NPDES permit for the treated wastewater discharges from the East Lake Sewage Lagoon located within the boundaries of the Mille Lacs Indian Reservation located in East Lake (McGregor), Minnesota (Aitkin County) to be issued by EPA.

Permit was issued June 7, 2016.

Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians

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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