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EPA/OW RIN: 2040-AF25 Publication ID: Fall 2018 
Title: National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES): Specific Provisions Affecting Application and Program Updates Rule 

EPA is developing a final action on a subset of provisions included in the Agency's proposal to update specific elements of the existing National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) regulations. The rule will make targeted revisions to application and public notice requirements, and several other minor revisions that were included in the proposed rule. The rule will address portions of the proposed rule that were intended to update the NPDES regulations to be more clear and effective, promote submission of complete permit applications, and allow more timely development of NPDES permits.

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: Other 
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
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  05/18/2016  81 FR 31343   
Final Rule  12/00/2018 
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 
Related RINs: Related to 2040-AF85 
Agency Contact:
Francis Sylvester
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Water
4203M, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 564-1279