EPA Regulation of Wastewater Discharges from aquaculture

(11/10/17)

Federal Register Notice

EPA Regulation of Wastewater Discharges from aquaculture

and concentrated animal feeding operations…

EPA Regulation of Wastewater Discharges from aquaculture and concentrated animal feeding operations; meat and poultry product; pesticide; pharmaceutical; pulp, paper, paperboard, timber products and tobacco manufacturing; and drinking water treatment facilities - EPA has announced its intention to "... transfer confidential business information (CBI) collected from numerous industries under a newly awarded contract to Eastern Research Group (ERG) and its subcontractors. Transfer of this information is necessary for ERG to assist the Office of Water in the preparation of effluent guidelines and standards and with its effluent guidelines planning and review activities ..."

The title of the November 9, 2017 EPA Federal Register Notice is "Clean Water Act; Contractor Access to Confidential Business Information”

Source: November 9, 2017 EPA Federal Register Notice

Comments Due By: November 14, 2017

The November 9, 2017 EPA Federal Register Notice is posted at:

http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-11-09/html/2017-24427.htm

Questions may be directed to M. Ahmar Siddiqui who is an EPA Document Control Officer with the Engineering and Analysis Division of the EPA Office of Water at 202 566 1044; e-mail: Siddiqui.Ahmar@EPA.gov