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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter NPart 415Subpart AJ → §415.364


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 415—INORGANIC CHEMICALS MANUFACTURING POINT SOURCE CATEGORY
Subpart AJ—Copper Salts Production Subcategory


§415.364   Pretreatment standards for existing sources (PSES).

(a) Except as provided in 40 CFR 403.7 and 403.13, any existing source subject to this subpart and producing copper sulfate, copper chloride, copper iodide, or copper nitrate which introduces pollutants into a publicly owned treatment works must comply with 40 CFR part 403 and achieve the following pretreatment standards for existing sources (PSES):

Subpart AJ—Copper Sulfate, Copper Chloride, Copper Iodide, Copper Nitrate

Pollutant or pollutant propertyPSES effluent limitations
Maximum for any 1 dayAverage of daily values for 30 consecutive days
Milligrams per liter (mg/l)
Copper(T)3.21.1
Nickel(T)6.42.1
Selenium(T)1.60.53

In cases where POTWs find it necessary to impose mass limitations, the following equivalent mass limitations are provided as an alternate: The limitations for copper (T), nickel (T), and selenium (T) are the same as specified in §415.362(a).

(b) Except as provided in 40 CFR 403.7 and 403.13, any existing source subject to this subpart and producing copper carbonate which introduces pollutants into a publicly owned treatment works must comply with 40 CFR part 403 and achieve the following pretreatment standards for existing sources (PSES):

Subpart AJ—Copper Carbonate

Pollutant or pollutant propertyPSES effluent limitations
Maximum for any 1 dayAverage of daily values for 30 consecutive days
Milligrams per liter (mg/l)
Copper (T)3.21.1
Nickel (T)6.42.1
Selenium (T)1.60.53

In cases where POTWs find it necessary to impose mass limitations, the following equivalent mass limitations are provided as an alternate: The limitations for copper (T), nickel (T), and selenium (T) are the same as specified in §415.362(b).

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