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  • History of NPDES Permitting

    Course Sponsor: PA DEP

    Phone: (717) 705-0486

    Email: maschumack@pa.gov

    Course Instructor: Maria Schumack

    The National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System or NPDES program  addresses water pollution by regulating point sources that discharge pollutants to waters of the United States. It is a federal program, which the state of Pennsylvania is mandated to administer.

    This course will discuss the beginning of that program and it’s history in Pennsylvania.


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