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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter NPart 406 → Subpart I


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 406—GRAIN MILLS POINT SOURCE CATEGORY


Subpart I—Ready-to-Eat Cereal Subcategory


Contents
§406.90   Applicability; description of the ready-to-eat cereal subcategory.
§406.91   Specialized definitions.
§406.92   Effluent limitations guidelines representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best practicable control technology currently available.
§§406.93-406.94   [Reserved]
§406.95   Standards of performance for new sources.
§406.96   Pretreatment standards for new sources.
§406.97   Effluent limitations guidelines representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best conventional pollutant control technology (BCT).

Source: 40 FR 919, Jan. 3, 1975, unless otherwise noted.

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§406.90   Applicability; description of the ready-to-eat cereal subcategory.

The provisions of this subpart are applicable to discharges resulting from the processing of various grains and other materials (whole grain wheat, rice, corn grits, oat flour, sugar, and minor ingredients) to produce various breakfast cereals normally available for human consumption without cooking.

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§406.91   Specialized definitions.

For the purpose of this subpart:

(a) The general definitions, abbreviations and methods of analysis set forth in 40 CFR part 401 shall apply to this subpart.

(b) The term cereal shall mean breakfast cereal.

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§406.92   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):

Effluent characteristicEffluent limitations
Maximum for any 1 dayAverage of daily values for 30 consecutive days shall not exceed—
Metric units (kg/kkg of cereal product)
BOD51.20.40
TSS1.20.40
pH(1)(1)
English units (lb/1,000 lb of cereal product)
BOD51.20.40
TSS1.20.40
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range 6.0 to 9.0.

[40 FR 919, Jan. 3, 1975, as amended at 60 FR 33937, June 29, 1995]

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§§406.93-406.94   [Reserved]

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§406.95   Standards of performance for new sources.

The following standards of performance establish the quantity or quality of pollutants or pollutant properties, controlled by this section, which may be discharged by a new source subject to the provisions of this subpart:

Effluent characteristicEffluent limitations
Maximum for any 1 dayAverage of daily values for 30 consecutive days shall not exceed—
Metric units (kg/kkg of cereal product)
BOD50.600.20
TSS0.450.15
pH(1)(1)
English units (lb/1,000 lb of cereal product)
BOD50.600.20
TSS0.450.15
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range 6.0 to 9.0.

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§406.96   Pretreatment standards for new sources.

Any new source subject to this subpart that introduces process wastewater pollutants into a publicly owned treatment works must comply with 40 CFR part 403. In addition, the following pretreatment standard establishes the quantity or quality of pollutants or pollutant properties, controlled by this section, which may be discharged to a publicly owned treatment works by a new point source subject to the provisions of this subpart.

Pollutant or pollutant propertyPretreatment standard
pHNo limitation.
BOD5      Do.
TSS      Do.

[40 FR 919, Jan. 3, 1975, as amended at 60 FR 33937, June 29, 1995]

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§406.97   Effluent limitations guidelines representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best conventional pollutant control technology (BCT).

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 conventional pollutant control technology (BCT): The limitations shall be the same as those specified for conventional pollutants (which are defined in §401.16) in §406.92 of this subpart for the best practicable control technology currently available (BPT).

[51 FR 24997, July 9, 1986]

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