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7001.1150 MODIFICATION, REVOCATION, AND REISSUANCE OF PERMITS.

Subpart 1.

Scope.

In addition to parts 7001.0170 and 7001.0190, subparts 2 and 3 apply to the modification or revocation and reissuance of national pollutant discharge elimination system permits.

Subp. 2.

Additional justification for modification, revocation, and reissuance of permits.

In addition to the justifications listed in part 7001.0170, the following constitute justification for the commissioner to commence proceedings to modify a permit or to revoke and reissue a permit:

A.

the commissioner finds that there is a need to put a publicly owned treatment works on a compliance schedule for the development of a pretreatment program because the addition of pollutants into a publicly owned treatment works by an industrial user or combination of industrial users presents a substantial hazard to the functioning of the treatment works, the quality of the receiving waters, or the environment;

B.

the commissioner finds that there are grounds to modify the permit under section 301(h) or 301(i) of the Clean Water Act, United States Code, title 33, section 1311(h) or (i);

C.

the commissioner has approved a new or modified publicly owned treatment works pretreatment program and the pretreatment program has not yet been incorporated into the publicly owned treatment works' national pollutant discharge elimination system permit; or

D.

the commissioner has approved a compliance schedule for the development of a publicly owned treatment works pretreatment program and the compliance schedule has not yet been incorporated into the publicly owned treatment works' national pollutant discharge elimination system permit.

Subp. 3.

Minor modification of permits.

In addition to the corrections or allowances listed in part 7001.0190, subpart 3, the commissioner, upon obtaining the consent of the permittee, may modify a national pollutant discharge elimination system permit without following the procedures in parts 7001.0100 to 7001.0130 to incorporate conditions of a publicly owned treatment works pretreatment program or a modification to a publicly owned treatment works pretreatment program.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 115.03

History:

33 SR 696

Published Electronically:

July 13, 2009