U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

Regulations most recently checked for updates: Dec 09, 2022

§ 443.10 - Applicability; description of the asphalt emulsion subcategory.

The provisions of this subpart are applicable to discharges resulting from the production of asphalt paving and roofing emulsions.

§ 443.11 - Specialized definitions.

For the purpose of this subpart:

(a) Except as provided below, the general definitions, abbreviations and methods of analysis set forth in part 401 of this chapter shall apply to this subpart.

(b) The term “production area size” shall mean that area in which the oxidation towers, loading facilities, and all buildings that house product processes are located.

(c) The term “process wastewater pollutants” shall mean any pollutants present in the process wastewaters and rainwater runoff.

§ 443.12 - Effluent limitations guidelines representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best practicable control technology currently available.

Except as provided in §§ 125.30 through 125.32, any existing point source subject to this subpart shall achieve the following effluent limitations representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best practicable control technology currently available (BPT):

Effluent characteristic Effluent limitations
Maximum for any 1 day Average of daily values for 30 consecutive days shall not exceed -
Metric units (kg/cu m of runoff)
Oil and grease0.0200.015
pH( 1)( 1)
English units (lb/1,000 gal of runoff)
Oil and grease0.1670.125
pH( 1)( 1)

1 Within the range 6.0 to 9.0.

[40 FR 31191, July 24, 1975, as amended at 60 FR 33969, June 29, 1995]

§ 443.13 - Effluent limitations guidelines representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best available technology economically achievable.

The following limitations establish the quantity or quality of pollutants or pollutant properties, controlled by this section, which may be discharged by a point source subject to the provisions of this subpart after application of the best available technology economically achievable:

Effluent characteristic Effluent limitations
Maximum for any 1 day Average of daily values for 30 consecutive days shall not exceed -
Metric units (kg/cu m of runoff)
TSS0.0230.015
Oil and grease0.0150.010
pH( 1)( 1)
English units (lb/1,000 gal of runoff)
TSS0.1880.125
Oil and grease0.1250.083
pH( 1)( 1)

1 Within the range 6.0 to 9.0.

§ 443.14 - [Reserved]

§ 443.15 - Standards of performance for new sources.

The following standards of performance establish the quantity or quality of pollutants or pollutant properties, controlled by this section, which may be discharged by a new source subject to the provisions of this subpart:

Effluent characteristic Effluent limitations
Maximum for any 1 day Average of daily values for 30 consecutive days shall not exceed -
Metric units (kg/cu m of runoff)
TSS0.0230.015
Oil and grease0.0150.010
pH( 1)( 1)
English units (lb/1,000 gal of runoff)
TSS0.1880.125
Oil and grease0.1250.083
pH( 1)( 1)

1 Within the range 6.0 to 9.0.

§ 443.16 - Pretreatment standards for new sources.

Any new source subject to this subpart that introduces process wastewater pollutants into a publicly owned treatment works must comply with 40 CFR part 403. In addition, the following pretreatment standard establishes the quantity or quality of pollutants or pollutant properties controlled by this section which may be discharged to a publicly owned treatment works by a new source subject to the provisions of this subpart:

Pollutant or pollutant property Pretreatment standard
BOD5No limitation.
TSS Do.
pH Do.
Oil and grease100 mg/l.
[40 FR 31191, July 24, 1975, as amended at 60 FR 33969, June 29, 1995]