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Rhode Island Proposes Amendment to Narraganset Bay Commission Industrial Discharge Permits

Rhode Island is proposing changes to the Narraganset Bay Commission (NBC) Sewer Usage Regulations (835-RICR-20-00-1).

U.S. EPA Issues 2021 NPDES MSGP for Industrial Stormwater Discharges

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the 2021 National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) for stormwater discharges from industrial activity. This…

Massachusetts Aboveground Storage Tank Use Permit Renewal Forms Due In February

The Department of Fire Services (DFS) issues permits for the construction and use of Aboveground Storage Tanks in Massachusetts…

EPA Releases Interim Recommendations for Addressing PFAS NPDES Permitting

The EPA’s Office of Water has been working diligently to lead the PFAS Action Plan that will help the…

Has Your Connecticut Wastewater Permit Expired? Registration & Notification Deadline Has Been Extended to April 2021

If you are a permit holder or a Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW) that receives industrial wastewater, be aware…

New PFAS Maximum Contaminant Level for Drinking Water in MA

As Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) continue to be a prevalent emerging contaminant in drinking water across the Northeast,…

Answering Your Questions About CT DEEP’s Updated Permit for Wastewater Facilities

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Reminder: MassDEP TURA Reports and Plans Due November 1, 2020

MassDEP has updated the Toxic Use Reduction (TURA) Plan and Report filing deadlines.

PFAS Chemicals Added to the Toxics Release Inventory List

Outlining the next steps for TRI facilities.

Toxics Use Reduction Planning & Reporting Guidance During State of Emergency for COVID-19 Pandemic

MassDEP is implementing the following guidance.