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7052.0005 SCOPE.

A.

This chapter establishes aquatic life, human health, and wildlife water quality standards and criteria for Great Lakes Initiative (GLI) pollutants; antidegradation standards for surface waters of the state in the Lake Superior basin including, on a limited basis as described in item B, class 7 waters; and implementation procedures for deriving effluent limitations from these standards and criteria. Other water quality standards, antidegradation standards, and implementation procedures applicable to the surface waters of the state in the Lake Superior basin can be found in chapter 7050 and in parts 7052.0100, subpart 1, items A to G, and 7053.0255.

B.

The water quality standards, antidegradation standards, and implementation procedures in this chapter apply to discharges to class 7 waters to the extent necessary to ensure compliance with the standards established in this chapter in any downstream class 2 waters.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 115.03; 115.44

History:

22 SR 1466; 39 SR 1344; 22 SR 1466; 39 SR 1344; 41 SR 545

Published Electronically:

November 29, 2017