15A NCAC 18C .1610       CONSIDERATION OF AN EXEMPTION REQUEST

(a)  The Secretary shall act on any exemption request submitted pursuant to .1609 of this Section within 90 days of receipt of the request.

(b)  In consideration of whether the public water system is unable to comply due to compelling factors, the Secretary shall consider such factors as the following:

(1)           construction, installation, or modification of treatment equipment or systems;

(2)           the time needed to put into operation a new treatment facility to replace an existing system which is not in compliance;

(3)           economic feasibility of compliance.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑315; 130A‑321; P.L. 93‑523; 40 C.F.R. 142;

Eff. September 1, 1979;

Transferred and Recodified from 10 NCAC 10D .2508 Eff. April 4, 1990;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. November 23, 2015.