National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System


National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)
USA
A permit program created under the Clean Water Act. Municipal, industrial and other facilities that discharge pollutants into US waters must get a special permit to do so from the Environmental Protection Agency or authorized state agencies.

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