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Inside EPA - 03/01/2019

NAS Urges Expanded, Updated Monitoring For EPA's Stormwater Permit

February 20, 2019
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in a just-released report is urging EPA to overhaul and expand monitoring and other provisions in its stormwater permit for industrial facilities, saying the actions, if incorporated into EPA's next revised permit due out in 2020, would help achieve its goals without harming industry. Among other things, the panel recommends expanding the universe of sectors subject to monitoring requirements, increasing the amount of monitoring that industrial facilities should conduct to demonstrate compliance and updating...

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