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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter NPart 426Subpart M → §426.132


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 426—GLASS MANUFACTURING POINT SOURCE CATEGORY
Subpart M—Hand Pressed and Blown Glass Manufacturing Subcategory


§426.132   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 plant which melts raw materials, produces hand pressed or blown leaded glassware, employs hydrofluoric acid finishing techniques, and discharges greater than 50 gallons per day of process waste water, shall meet the following limitations.

Effluent characteristicEffluent limitations
LeadNo limitation.
Fluoride      Do.
TSS      Do.
pH      Do.

(b) Any plant which melts raw materials, produces non-leaded hand pressed or blown glassware, discharges greater than 50 gallons per day of process waste water, and employs hydrofluoric acid finishing techniques shall meet the following limitations.

Effluent characteristicEffluent limitations
FluorideNo limitation.
TSS      Do.
pH      Do.

(c) Any plant which melts raw materials, produces leaded or non-leaded hand pressed or blown glassware, discharges greater than 50 gallons per day of process waste water, and does not employ hydrofluoric acid finishing techniques shall meet the following limitations.

Effluent characteristicEffluent limitations
TSSNo limitation.
pH      Do.

[40 FR 2960, Jan. 16, 1975, as amended at 60 FR 33960, June 29, 1995]

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