Any state NPDES permit will contain effluent limitations and standards required by 15A NCAC 2B .0400 and the Clean Water Act which is hereby incorporated by reference including any subsequent amendments and editions.  This material is available for inspection at the Department of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Division of Environmental Management, 512 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, North Carolina.  Copies of the Clean Water Act may be obtained from the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington D.C. 20402‑9325 at a cost of fifty dollars ($50.00).  That rule contains the effluent standards and limitations for ensuring compliance with Sections 301, 302, 306, and 307 of the Clean Water Act.  For effluent limited stream segments, the rule incorporates by reference federal effluent limitations and guidelines as state effluent limitations and guidelines.  For water quality limited stream segments, the rules provide that effluent limitations be calculated by the staff and approved by the Director, to comply with Section 301(b)(1)(C) of the federal act.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑213(23); 143‑215; 143‑215.1(b)(1); 143‑215.3(a)(1);

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. March 1, 1993; November 1, 1987.