EPA – Comment Period Opens for EPA’s Proposed MSGP

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking public comment on the proposed 2020 National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) for stormwater discharges associated with industrial activity in areas where EPA is the NPDES permitting authority. This proposed permit would replace EPA’s 2015 MSGP upon finalization.
EPA will take comments on the proposal during a 60-day comment period, which begins March 2, 2020 and ends May 1, 2020. Comments can be submitted on www.regulations.govfor docket ID # EPA-HQ-OW-2019-0372.The Federal Register Notice, proposed permit documents, and all supporting information can be found on the docket at: https://www.regulations.gov/docket?D=EPA-HQ-OW-2019-0372.Information is also available on EPA’s Industrial Stormwater website: https://www.epa.gov/npdes/stormwater-discharges-industrial-activities.

EPA will host two informational webcasts to give an overview of the proposed changes to the permit. The webinars will be recorded and posted on EPA’s Industrial Stormwater website for those who are unable to attend.
NOTE: The two webcasts will cover the same content.

Webcast 1: Proposed 2020 MSGPTuesday, March 10, 20201:00-2:30 p.m. Eastern TimeRegister
Webcast 2: Proposed 2020 MSGPThursday, April 9, 20201:00-2:30 p.m. Eastern TimeRegister