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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter NPart 461Subpart A → §461.13


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 461—BATTERY MANUFACTURING POINT SOURCE CATEGORY
Subpart A—Cadmium Subcategory


§461.13   New source performance standards (NSPS).

(a) The discharge of wastewater pollutants from any new source subject to this subpart shall not exceed the standards set forth below:

(1) Subpart A—Electrodeposited Anodes—NSPS.

Pollutant or pollutant propertyMaximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly average
  Metric units—mg/kg of cadmium
  English units—pounds per 1,000,000 pounds of cadmium
Cadmium7.032.81
Nickel19.3313.01
Zinc35.8514.76
Cobalt4.922.46
Oil and grease351.5351.5
TSS527.3421.8
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range of 7.5-10.0 at all times.

(2) Subpart A—Impregnated Anodes—NSPS.

Pollutant or pollutant propertyMaximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly average
  Metric units—mg/kg of cadmium
  English units—pounds per 1,000,000 pounds of cadmium
Cadmium40.016.0
Nickel110.074.0
Zinc204.084.0
Cobalt28.014.0
Oil and grease2,000.02,000.0
TSS3,000.02,400.0
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range of 7.5-10.0 at all times.

(3) Subpart A—Nickel Electrodeposited Cathodes—NSPS.

Pollutant or pollutant propertyMaximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly average
  Metric units—mg/kg of nickel applied
  English units—pounds per 1,000,000 pounds of nickel applied
Cadmium6.602.64
Nickel18.1512.21
Zinc33.6613.86
Cobalt4.622.31
Oil and grease330.0330.0
TSS495.0396.0
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range of 7.5-10.0 at all times.

(4) Subpart A—Nickel Impregnated Cathodes—NSPS.

Pollutant or pollutant propertyMaximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly average
  Metric units—mg/kg of nickel applied
  English units—pounds per 1,000,000 pounds of nickel applied
Cadmium40.016.0
Nickel110.074.0
Zinc204.084.0
Cobalt28.014.0
Oil and grease2,000.02,000.0
TSS3,000.02,400.0
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range of 7.5-10.0 at all times.

(5) Subpart A—Miscellaneous Wastewater Streams—NSPS.

Pollutant or pollutant propertyMaximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly average
  Metric units—mg/kg of cells produced
  English units—pounds per 1,000,000 pounds of cells produced
Cadmium0.470.19
Nickel1.280.86
Zinc2.380.98
Cobalt0.330.16
Oil and grease23.323.3
TSS35.028.0
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range of 7.5-10.0 at all times.

(6) Subpart A—Cadmium Powder Production—NSPS.

Pollutant or pollutant propertyMaximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly average
  Metric units—mg/kg of cadmium powder produced
  English units—pounds per 1,000,000 pounds of cadmium powder produced
Cadmium1.310.53
Nickel3.612.43
Zinc6.702.76
Cobalt0.920.46
Oil and grease65.7065.70
TSS98.5578.84
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range of 7.5-10.0 at all times.

(7) Subpart A—Silver Powder Production—NSPS.

Pollutant or pollutant propertyMaximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly average
  Metric units—mg/kg of silver powder produced
  English units—pounds per 1,000,000 pounds of silver powder produced
Cadmium0.640.26
Nickel1.771.19
Silver0.930.39
Zinc3.271.35
Cobalt0.450.22
Oil and grease32.1032.10
TSS48.1538.52
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range of 7.5-10.0 at all times.

(8) Subpart A—Cadmium Hydroxide Production—NSPS.

Pollutant or pollutant propertyMaximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly average
  Metric units—mg/kg of cadmium used
  English units—pounds per 1,000,000 pounds of cadmium used
Cadmium0.0280.011
Nickel0.0770.051
Zinc0.1420.058
Cobalt0.0190.009
Oil and grease1.401.40
TSS2.101.68
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range of 7.5-10.0 at all times.

(9) Subpart A—Nickel Hydroxide Production—NSPS.

Pollutant or pollutant propertyMaximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly average
  Metric units—mg/kg of nickel used
  English units—pounds per 1,000,000 pounds of nickel used
Cadmium3.301.32
Nickel9.086.11
Zinc16.836.93
Cobalt2.311.16
Oil and grease165.0165.0
TSS247.5198.0
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range of 7.5-10.0 at all times.

(b) There shall be no discharge allowance for process wastewater pollutants from any battery manufacturing operation other than those battery manufacturing operations listed above.

[49 FR 9134, Mar. 9, 1984; 49 FR 13879, Apr. 9, 1984]

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