NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 451 of 1994
324.3112c Discharges of untreated or partially treated sewage from sewer systems; list of occurrences; “partially treated sewage” and “sewer system” defined.
(1) The department shall compile and maintain a list of occurrences of discharges of untreated or partially treated sewage from sewer systems onto land or into the waters of the state that have been reported to the department or are otherwise known to the department. This list shall be made available on the department's website on an ongoing basis. In addition, the department shall annually publish this list and make it available to the general public. The list shall include all of the following:
(a) The entity responsible for the discharge.
(b) The waters or land area, or both, receiving the discharge.
(c) The volume and quality of the discharge.
(d) The time the discharge began and ended.
(e) A description of the actions the department has taken to address the discharge.
(f) Whether the entity responsible for the discharge is subject to a schedule of compliance approved by the department.
(g) Any other information that the department considers relevant.
(2) As used in this section:
(a) “Partially treated sewage” means any sewage, sewage and storm water, or sewage and wastewater, from domestic or industrial sources that is not treated to national secondary treatment standards for wastewater or that is treated to a level less than that required by a national pollutant discharge elimination system permit.
(b) “Sewer system” means a sewer system designed and used to convey sanitary sewage or storm water, or both.
History: Add. 2000, Act 287, Imd. Eff. July 10, 2000
Popular Name: Act 451
Popular Name: NREPA
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