EPA sheds paper in revised NPDES reporting rule
- Published: Monday, 28 September 2015 12:50
- Written by Concrete News
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; CP staff
With an eye to modernizing municipality and industry reporting, the EPA is set to issue a final rule requiring Clean Water Act-regulated entities plus state and federal regulators to electronically relay National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) data instead of filing paper forms. The measure will also augment an agency goal of making facility-specific inspection and enforcement history, pollutant monitoring results, and other NPDES permit data publicly available at www.epa.gov.