EPA Office of Compliance Sector Notebook Project: Profile of the ground transportation industry, trucking, railroad and pipeline

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Office of Compliance, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1997 - Pipelines - 123 pages

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Page 76 - The purposes of this title are "(1) to protect and enhance the quality of the Nation's air resources so as to promote the public health and welfare and the productive capacity of its population...
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Page 72 - State determines to contribute to a violation of a water quality standard or is a significant contributor of pollutants to waters of the United States. The term "storm water discharge associated with industrial activity" means a storm water discharge from one of 11 categories of industrial activity defined at 40 CFR 122.26.
Page 70 - Reportable quantities are defined and listed in 40 CFR 302.4. A release report may trigger a response by EPA or by one or more Federal or State emergency response authorities. EPA implements hazardous substance responses according to procedures outlined in the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP) (40 CFR Part 300). The NCP includes provisions for permanent cleanups, known as remedial actions, and other cleanups referred to as "removals.
Page 73 - SIC 5171-petroleum bulk storage stations and terminals. Category ix: Sewage treatment works. Category x: Construction activities except operations that result in the disturbance of less than five acres of total land area. Category xi: Facilities classified as SIC 20-food and kindred products; SIC...
Page 74 - Safe Drinking Water Act The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) mandates that EPA establish regulations to protect human health from contaminants in drinking water. The law authorizes EPA to develop national drinking water standards and to create a joint Federal-State system to ensure compliance with these standards. The SDWA also directs EPA to protect underground sources of drinking water through the control of underground injection of liquid wastes.
Page 87 - Which are brought to the surface in connection with conventional oil or natural gas production and may be commingled with waste waters from gas plants which are an integral part of production operations, unless those waters are classified as a hazardous waste at the time of injection.
Page 68 - Most RCRA requirements are not industry specific but apply to any company that transports, treats, stores, or disposes of hazardous waste. Here are some important RCRA regulatory requirements: • Identification of...
Page 67 - RESOURCE CONSERVATION AND RECOVERY ACT The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA...
Page 71 - Act, commonly referred to as the Clean Water Act (CWA), is to restore and maintain the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of the nation's surface waters Pollutants regulated under the CWA include "priority" pollutants, including various toxic pollutants; "conventional...

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