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Development Document for Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Textile Mills Point Source Category, Proposed.

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This document presents the findings of an extensive study of the textile industry for the purpose of developing effluent limitations for existing point sources, standards of performance for new sources, and pretreatment standards for existing and new sources to implement Sections 301, 304, 306, and 307 of the Clean Water Act. The study covers approximately 6,000 textile manufacturing facilities in SIC Major Group 22 of which approximately 2,000 are specifically affected by the findings.

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Textile mills; Effluent limitations; Point source pollution
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Reference #:
1979
W.79.11 C
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Yes
EPA Office:
Office of Water
Office Suboffice:
Effluent Guidelines Division
Office Division:
Office of Water and Waste Management
EPA Author:
Costle, Douglas M.; Berlow, James R.
Document Type:
Background Cost-Related Document
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Document Status:
Not Reported
Pages:
701

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