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EPA/OW RIN: 2040-AF25 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Application and Program Updates Rule 
Abstract:

EPA plans to finalize regulations that would update specific elements of the existing National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) regulations. The rule would make targeted revisions to outdated application, permitting, monitoring and reporting requirements in order to eliminate inconsistencies between regulations and application forms, improve permit documentation and transparency, and clarify existing regulations.

 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 122    40 CFR 123    40 CFR 124    40 CFR 125   
Legal Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1251 et seq. Clean Water Act   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  05/18/2016  81 FR 31343   
NPRM Comment Period End  07/18/2016 
Final Rule  08/00/2017 
Additional Information: This action includes retrospective review under Executive Order 13563; see: http://www.epa.gov/regdarrt/retrospective/history.html.
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal, Local, State, Tribal 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Erin Flannery-Keith
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Water
4607, 4203M, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 566-0689
Email: flannery-keith.erin@epa.gov

Sharmin Syed
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Water
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 564-3052
Email: syed.sharmin@epa.gov