- WEB EXCLUSIVE
- PE COFFEEHAUS
The requirements generally would apply to wastewater associated with the deicing of aircraft and airfield pavement at primary commercial airports, according to a notice in the Federal Register. The ELGs would be incorporated into the NPDES permits issued by the EPA, states or tribes. The agency said it expects compliance with this regulation to reduce the discharge of deicing-related pollutants by at least 44.6 million pounds per year. The EPA estimates the annual cost of the rule would be $91.3 million.
Comments must be received on or before Dec. 28, 2009. However, under the Paperwork Reduction Act, comments on the information collection provisions must be received by the Office of Management and Budget on or before Sept. 28, 2009.