Stormwater Permits: Status of EPA's Regulatory Program

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This report discusses the regulation of stormwater drainage. Stormwater discharge systems are the pipes and sewer lines that carry rainwater or snow melt, but not domestic sanitary wastes, away from urban areas and commercial and industrial facilities. For many years the focus of the nation's water quality programs was on controlling pollutants associated with industrial process wastewaters and municipal sewage discharges.

Creator(s): Copeland, Claudia
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: May 27, 2008
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Copeland, Claudia

Specialist in Resource and Environmental Policy Resources, Science, and Industry Division

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: May 27, 2008
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United States
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This report discusses the regulation of stormwater drainage. Stormwater discharge systems are the pipes and sewer lines that carry rainwater or snow melt, but not domestic sanitary wastes, away from urban areas and commercial and industrial facilities. For many years the focus of the nation's water quality programs was on controlling pollutants associated with industrial process wastewaters and municipal sewage discharges.

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6 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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