New USEPA Storm Water Permitting Requirements

On December 1, 2009 the US EPA issued a new Construction Storm Water rule affecting all new construction sites with over 10 acres of disturbed area. The new rule requires all applicable construction sites to monitor storm water effluent for turbidity. The rule can be downloaded below. This 64 page document contains 62 pages of preamble, explanation, and justification for the rule. The actual rule appears on page 63.

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