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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter NPart 461 → Subpart E


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 461—BATTERY MANUFACTURING POINT SOURCE CATEGORY


Subpart E—Lithium Subcategory


Contents
§461.50   Applicability; description of the lithium subcategory.
§§461.51-461.52   [Reserved]
§461.53   New source performance standards (NSPS).
§461.54   [Reserved]
§461.55   Pretreatment standards for new sources (PSNS).

§461.50   Applicability; description of the lithium subcategory.

This subpart applies to discharges to waters of the United States and introduction of pollutants into publicly owned treatment works from the manufacturing of lithium anode batteries.

§§461.51-461.52   [Reserved]

§461.53   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 E—Lead Iodide Cathodes—NSPS.

Pollutant or pollutant property Maximum for any 1 day Maximum for monthly average
  Metric units—mg/kg of lead
  English units—pounds per 1,000,000 pounds of lead
Chromium23.349.46
Lead17.668.20
Iron75.7038.48
TSS946.2756.96
pH(1)(1)

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

(2) Subpart E—Iron Disulfide Cathodes—NSPS.

Pollutant or pollutant property Maximum for any 1 day Maximum for monthly average
  Metric units—mg/kg of Iron disulfide
  English units—pounds per 1,000,000 pounds of Iron disulfide
Chromium2.791.13
Lead2.110.98
Iron9.054.60
TSS113.190.5
pH(1)(1)

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

(3) Subpart E—Miscellaneous Wastewater Streams—NSPS.

Pollutant or pollutant property Maximum for any 1 day Maximum for monthly average
  Metric units—mg/kg of cells produced
  English units—pounds per 1,000,000 pounds of cells produced
Chromium0.0390.016
Lead0.0300.014
Iron0.1290.066
TSS1.621.30
pH(1)(1)

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

(4) Subpart E—Air Scrubbers—NSPS.

Pollutant or pollutant property Maximum for any 1 day Maximum for monthly average
  Metric units—mg/kg of cells produced
  English units—pounds per 1,000,000 pounds of cells produced
TSS434.0207.0
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.

§461.54   [Reserved]

§461.55   Pretreatment standards for new sources (PSNS).

(a) Except as provided in §403.7 any new source subject to this subpart that introduces pollutants into a publicly owned treatment works must comply with 40 CFR part 403 and achieve the following pretreatment standards for new sources listed below:

(1) Subpart E—Lead Iodide Cathodes—PSNS.

Pollutant or pollutant property Maximum for any 1 day Maximum for monthly average
  Metric units—mg/kg of lead
  English units—pounds per 1,000,000 pounds of lead
Chromium23.349.46
Lead17.668.20

(2) Subpart E—Iron Disulfide Cathodes—PSNS.

Pollutant or pollutant property Maximum for any 1 day Maximum for monthly average
  Metric units—mg/kg of iron disulfide
  English units—pounds per 1,000,000 pounds of iron disulfide
Chromium2.791.13
Lead2.110.98

(3) Subpart E—Miscellaneous Wastewater Streams—PSNS.

Pollutant or pollutant property Maximum for any 1 day Maximum for monthly average
  Metric units—mg/kg of cells produced
  English units—pounds per 1,000,000 pounds of cells produced
Chromium0.0390.016
Lead0.0300.014

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

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