NEBRASKA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE
NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

Title 119 - Rules And Regulations Pertaining To The Issuance Of Permits Under The National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
Chapter 27 - Effluent Guidelines and Standards
Effective Date of Last Revision: July 2, 2017

001 Regulations promulgated in this chapter prescribe effluent limitations guidelines for existing sources, standards of performance for new sources and pretreatment standards for new and existing sources. Point sources of discharges of pollutants are required to comply with these regulations, where applicable, and permits issued by the department will be conditioned upon compliance with the applicable effluent guidelines and standards.[401.10]

002 Test procedures for analysis of pollutants. The conditions and requirements of 40 CFR part 136 pertaining to the Guidelines Establishing Test Procedures for the Analysis of Pollutants are hereby adopted and incorporated by this reference.

003 Criteria and standards for determining fundamentally different factors. The conditions and requirements of 40 CFR part 125, Subpart D pertaining to Criteria and Standards for Determining Fundamentally Different Factors is adopted and incorporated by this reference.

004 Thermal discharges and cooling water intake structures. All of 40 CFR part 125, Subparts H and I pertaining to criteria for determining alternative effluent limitations and requirements applicable to cooling water intake structures are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

005 Toxic pollutant effluent standards. All of 40 CFR part 129 pertaining to Toxic Pollutant Effluent Standards are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

006 pH effluent limitations under continuous monitoring.

006.01A The total time during which the pH values are outside the required range of pH values shall not exceed 7 hours and 26 minutes in any calendar month; and

006.01B No individual excursion from the range of pH values shall exceed 60 minutes.

006.02 The director may adjust the requirements set forth in this section with respect to the length of individual excursions from the range of pH values, if a different period of time is appropriate based upon the treatment system, plant configuration or other technical factors.

006.03 For purposes of this section, an excursion is an unintentional and temporary incident in which the pH value of discharge wastewater exceeds the range set forth in the applicable effluent limitations guidelines.

007 Effluent standards and guidelines.

007.01 Aluminum Forming Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 467 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.02 Asbestos Manufacturing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 427 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.03 Battery Manufacturing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 461 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.04 Canned and Preserved Fruits and Vegetables Processing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 407 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.05 Canned and Preserved Seafood Processing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 408 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.06 Carbon Black Manufacturing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 458 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.07 Cement Manufacturing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 411 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.08 The Centralized Waste Treatment Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 437 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.09 Coal Mining Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 434 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.10 Coil Coating Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 465 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.11 Concentrated Aquatic Animal Production Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 451 as amended by Volume 69, no. 162 Federal Register pages 54927 โ€“ 51930 (August 23,2004)are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.12 Copper Forming Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 468 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.13 Dairy Products Processing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 405 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.14 Effluent Limitations Guidelines for Existing Sources and Standards of Performance and Pretreatment Standards for New Sources for the Paving and Roofing Materials (tars and asphalt) Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 443 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.15 Electrical and Electronic Components Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 469 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.16 Electroplating Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 413 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.17 Explosives Manufacturing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 457 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.18 Ferroally Manufacturing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 424 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.19 Fertilizer Manufacturing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 418 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.20 General Pretreatment Regulations for Existing and New Sources of Pollution. The requirements of 40 CFR part 403 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.21 Glass Manufacturing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 426 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.22 Grain Mills Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 406 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.23 Gum and Wood Chemicals Manufacturing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 454 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.24 Hospital Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 460 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.25 Ink Formulating Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 447 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.26 Inorganic Chemicals Manufacturing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 415 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.27 Iron and Steel Manufacturing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 420 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.28 Landfills Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 445 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.29 Leather Tanning and Finishing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 425 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.30 Meat and Poultry Products Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 432 as amended by Volume 69, no. 173 Federal Register pages 5454 โ€“ 54555 (Wednesday, September 8, 2004) are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.31 Metal Finishing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 433 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.32 Metal Molding and Casting Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 464 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.33 Metal Products and Machinery Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 438 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.34 Mineral Mining and Processing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 436 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.35 Nonferrous Metals Forming and Metal Powders Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 471 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.36 Nonferrous Metals Manufacturing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 421 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.37 Oil and Gas Extraction Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 435 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.38 Ore Mining and Dressing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 440 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.39 Organic Chemicals Manufacturing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 414 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.40 Paint Formulating Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 446 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.41 Pesticide Chemicals. The requirements of 40 CFR part 455 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.42 Petroleum Refining Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 419 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.43 Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Point Source Category. Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 439 as amended by Volume 69, no. 88 Federal Register pages 25324 โ€“ 25325 (Thursday, May 6, 2004) are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.44 Phosphate Manufacturing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 422 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.45 Photographic Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 459 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.46 Plastics Molding and Forming Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 463 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.47 Porcelain Enameling Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 466 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.48 The Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 430 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.49 Rubber Manufacturing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 428 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.50 Soap and Detergent Manufacturing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 417 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.51 Steam Electric Power Generating Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 423 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.52 Sugar Processing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 409 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.53 Textile Mills Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 410 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.54 Timber Products Processing Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 429 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.55 Transportation Equipment Cleaning Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 442 are adopted and incorporated by this reference.

007.56 Waste Combustors Point Source Category. The requirements of 40 CFR part 444 are adopted and incorporated by this reference

Enabling Legislation: Neb. Rev. Stat. ยง81-1505

Legal Citation: Title 119, Chapter 27, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality