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Powers and Duties Concerning Water Pollution Control (Indiana Code: Title 13 Environment; Article 18 Water Pollution Control; Chapter 3)

United States of America
Territorial subdivision
Document type
Institution Governance Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Pollution control Water quality standards Classification/declassification Research Risk assessment/management Sewerage Flood Disasters Enforcement/compliance Waterworks Well sinking/boreholes Policy/planning Effluent waste water/discharge Special fund Authorization/permit
Geographical area
Americas, Arctic, East Pacific, North America, North Atlantic

This chapter of the Indiana Code provides for the government powers and duties concerning water pollution control. More specifically, it provides for the duties of the environmental rules board of Indiana; adoption of rules to implement federal acts, designation of outstanding state resource waters anti-degradation review of certain applications, classification of all state waters; deadline for department to complete anti-degradation review in certain circumstances and extension; designated use change to combined sewer overflow wet weather category, and long term control plans; review of feasibility of implementing additional or new control alternatives to attain water quality standards; combined sewer overflow wet weather limited use subcategory, application after approval of long term control plan, other requirements, EPA approval, monitoring and review, and rules; permit schedules of compliance; orders to acquire, construct, repair, alter, or extend plants; sealing of mines and wells; entry upon property; assistance from other state departments, agencies, or institutions; adoption of rules waiving requirement of submission of plans; violation of storm water runoff rules; outstanding state resource water improvement fund; and terms and conditions of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System general permits.

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Federal Water Pollution Control Act (Clean Water Act).

Legislation | United States of America | 1972

Keyword: Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Marine pollution, Freshwater resources management, Water supply, Institution, Water quality standards, Sewerage, Effluent waste water/discharge, Groundwater, Wetlands, Enforcement/compliance, Environmental planning, Monitoring, Surface water, Basic legislation, Pollution control, Aquaculture