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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter NPart 415Subpart F → §415.66


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 415—INORGANIC CHEMICALS MANUFACTURING POINT SOURCE CATEGORY
Subpart F—Chlor-alkali Subcategory (Chlorine and Sodium or Potassium Hydroxide Production)


§415.66   Pretreatment standards for new sources (PSNS).

(a) Except as provided in 40 CFR 403.7, any new source subject to this subpart and using the mercury cell process, which introduces pollutants into a publicly owned treatment works, must comply with 40 CFR part 403 and achieve the following Pretreatment Standards for New Sources (PSNS):

Subpart F—Chlor-Alkali-Mercury Cells

Pollutant or pollutant propertyPSNS effluent limitations
Maximum for any 1 dayAverage of daily values for 30 consecutive days
Milligrams per liter
Mercury (T)0.110.048

In cases where POTWs find it necessary to impose mass limitations, the following equivalent mass limitations are provided as an alternate: The limitations for mercury (T) are the same as specified in §415.65(a).

(b) Except as provided in 40 CFR 403.7, any new source subject to this subpart and using the diaphragm cell process, which introduces pollutants into a publicly owned treatment works, must compy with 40 CFR part 403 and achieve the following pretreatment standards for new sources (PSNS):

Subpart F—Diaphragm Cells

Pollutant or pollutant propertyPSNS effluent limitations
Maximum for any 1 dayAverage of daily values for 30 consecutive days
Milligrams per liter (mg/1)
Lead(T)0.530.21

In cases where POTWs find it necessary to impose mass limitations, the following equivalent mass limitations are provided as an alternate: The limitations for Lead(T) are the same as specified in §415.65(b).

[47 FR 28278, June 29, 1982, as amended at 47 FR 55226, Dec. 8, 1982]

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