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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter NPart 408Subpart O → §408.152


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 408—CANNED AND PRESERVED SEAFOOD PROCESSING POINT SOURCE CATEGORY
Subpart O—Fish Meal Processing Subcategory


§408.152   Effluent limitations guidelines representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best practicable control technology currently available.

Except as provided in §§125.30 through 125.32, any existing point source subject to this subpart shall achieve the following effluent limitations representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best practicable control technology currently available (BPT):

(a) Any menhaden or anchovy fish meal reduction facility which utilizes a solubles plant to process stick water or bail water shall meet the following limitations.

Effluent characteristicEffluent limitations
Maximum for any 1 dayAverage of daily values for 30 consecutive days shall not exceed—
Metric units (kilograms per 1,000 kg of seafood)
BOD57.03.9
TSS3.71.5
Oil and grease1.40.76
pH(1)(1)
English units (pounds per 1,000 lb of seafood)
BOD57.03.9
TSS3.71.5
Oil and grease1.40.76
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range 6.0 to 9.0.

(b) Any menhaden or anchovy fish meal reduction facility not covered under §408.152(a) shall meet the following limitations:

Effluent characteristicEffluent limitations
Maximum for any 1 dayAverage of daily values for 30 consecutive days shall not exceed—
Metric units (kg/kkg of seafood)
BOD53.52.8
TSS2.61.7
Oil and grease3.21.4
pH(1)(1)
English units (lb/1,000 lb of seafood)
BOD53.52.8
TSS2.61.7
Oil and grease3.21.4
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range 6.0 to 9.0.

[40 FR 55781, Dec. 1, 1975, as amended at 41 FR 31821, July 30, 1976; 60 FR 33943, June 29, 1995]

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