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EPA/OW RIN: 2040-AF43 Publication ID: Spring 2017 
Title: Forest Roads: Determination Under Clean Water Act Section 402(p)(6) 
Abstract: EPA has determined not to designate stormwater discharges from forest roads for regulation under Section 402(p)(6) of the Clean Water Act (CWA) at this time (81 FR 43492, July 5, 2016). EPA's decision is based on several interrelated factors. State, federal, regional, tribal government, and private sector programs already exist nationwide to address water quality problems caused by discharges from forest roads. Many of these programs have been improved and updated in recent years. 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Actions 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 122.26   
Legal Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1251(a)   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
None       
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Notice  11/10/2015  80 FR 69653   
Comment Period Extended  12/17/2015  80 FR 78728   
Notice  07/05/2016  81 FR 43492   
Withdrawn  06/06/2017 
Additional Information: Docket #:EPA-HQ-OW-2012-0195
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: http://www.epa.gov/npdes/stormwater/forestroads  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Related RINs: Related to 2040-AF42 
Agency Contact:
Prasad Chumble
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Water
4203M,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 564-0021
Email: chumble.prasad@epa.gov

Christopher Kloss
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Water
4203M, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 564-1438
Email: kloss.christopher@epa.gov