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Frequent Questions

NPDES e-Reporting Rule

  1. Proposed Rule Basic Information
  2. Why do we need the Proposed Rule?
  3. Who would be affected by the Proposed Rule?
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  1. Reporting Requirements
  2. Who will be granted a temporary waiver from the proposed rule?
  3. For non-authorized states, where EPA handles all NPDES permitting, will you also implement the electronic reporting?
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  1. Data Systems and Electronic Rules
  2. How will dischargers be able to confirm that their data was put into EPA's system correctly?
  3. CROMERR approval has been an issue for state electronic reporting, particularly the states with their own electronic reporting systems. How will EPA manage all the CROMERR approvals necessary to comply with the implementation schedule?
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  1. Implementation Plan
  2. Why is implementation starting so soon after the promulgation of the Final Rule?
  3. What does Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the Proposed Rule implementation plan entail?
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  1. Economic Analysis
  2. Who will finance the change from paper data entry to electronic for the small dischargers?
  3. Which 9 states were surveyed for the economic analysis?
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  1. Sector-Specific Issues
  2. Combined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) If an Animal Feeding Operation (AFO) or Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) is inspected and shown not to be in violation of the Clean Water Act and does not need a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit, why would EPA publish information about this operation on EPA’s ECHO website?
  3. Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4s) Does the MS4 Program Reporting fall under Phase I or Phase II proposed implementation timelines?
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